Award-winning author, speaker, public historian, professional genealogist and archivist.

I’ve been researching and writing local history, both black and white for nearly forty years.

LOCAL HISTORY DONE RIGHT... simply telling the difficult stories. Sharing the history that you haven’t read before, and leading the way in research. Beware, not all stories are for everyone. We welcome discussion, comments and questions.See contact form at bottom by the Search bar.

Outline Map of St. Charles County

Dorris Keeven-Franke has been sharing the stories of St. Charles County for over 30 years. As a public historian she tells the history of the people, places and its events that help us understand our community. To contact please use the form below….

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