Monthly Archives: April 2010

St. Louis Under Three Flags

For a second year I’ve had the pleasure of guiding the 3rd Grade students from The Community School in Ladue on a tour of Colonial St. Louis. They were vivacious, attentive and very knowledgable which is not surprising since one … Continue reading

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Sugar Loaf Mound: History Reclaimed

The last known Mississippian Mound in the City of St. Louis is located on a bluff above the Mississippi River at the eastern end of Wyandotte Street. Dated to the year 800, the view of the mighty river from the … Continue reading

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The St. Louis Mound Group

The last remaining segment of the largest Mississippian mound in the St. Louis Group was demolished at Fifth Street (Broadway) and Mound Street in 1869.* Already broken up by streets earlier in the decade, this final blow signaled the disappearance … Continue reading

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