On June 7, 1997, we said “I do” at the Larimore in front of all of our loved ones. We loved the venue so much that we purchased it in 2006 and lovingly restored it. Our passion is to bring our wedding couple’s vision to life. We consider it a great privilege to serve you and your family on such a special day.
Welcome to The Larimore, a historic wedding venue in St. Louis, Missouri. You are visiting one of the largest and most innovative farms in the Mid-West. The Larimore won an award for being the most productive farm in the area, as well as being called the “Model Farm of Missouri” by the Missouri Agricultural Society.
Wilson Larimore moved from the foothills of Kentucky to the fertile land by the Mississippi River in the year 1850. He purchased approximately 2,000 acres which he farmed using the then-new mechanical farming equipment (steam engines were new at the time). Soon, the Larimore farm became renowned for its productivity and won many awards at the then-popular agricultural fairs in and around St. Louis.
The pre-civil war house, which is Italianate in style, was finished in 1858. It boasts 14 fireplaces and 12-foot ceilings. The woodwork is unique in that it was made of mahogany and painted white in Italianate style.