Monthly Archives: July 2010

Touring Civil War St. Louis

I spent last Saturday touring St. Louis in the years leading up to, during and soon after the Civil War with a lovely group of people ranging in age from about 10 years to 80. A fascination with the American Civil … Continue reading

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Downtown St. Louis Rising

As I walk various areas of downtown St. Louis – to and from giving tours, shopping for groceries at Schnucks’ chic Culinaria, researching sites and studying great buildings – I am amazed at how dramatically downtown is rising, once again … Continue reading

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Civil War St. Louis

Around the U.S., large and small communities are making preparations to commemorate the Civil War from 2011 to 2015. The City of St. Louis, which proved critical to the survival of the Union in the War Between the States, is … Continue reading

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