Valles Mines, Missouri, U S A
Founded in 1749 by Francois Valle years before he became Commandante of the Fort of Sainte Genevieve and The King of Spain made him Don Francois Valle for saving their Fort San Carlos (now St. Louis).
270 years later as The Valle Mining Company, his 4000+ acre property every year absorbs 21,000 tons of carbon dioxide and puts out 14,000 tons of oxygen, enough to meet the needs of 63,000 people. [USDA Forest Facts]
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Click here to see the family tree for Francois Valle 1783 back to 1584.
Click here to find out more about Charles of Bourbon (Carlos III) who was King of Spain when Francois Valle founded the Mines and who in 1780 made him a Don for helping save Fort San Carlos, aka St. Louis, from the British. [See Also, the Seven Years War (1756-63)].