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Christmas in St. Louis 1764 – 2014

New Year’s Eve 2014, the 7th Day of Christmas. Exterior work continues steadily on the Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France, the oldest man-made structure on the downtown riverfront, and in the crypt and museum area underground. But the interior body … Continue reading

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Richmond Heights, MO: Commemorating History

Thursday evening, November 6, 2014 the Richmond Heights Historical Society, under the direction of their Vice President, Joellen Gamp McDonald, will host a speakers event commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Founding of St. Louis that highlights the work of six local historians. … Continue reading

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The Founding Spirit of St. Louis

The City of St. Louis was founded in a spirit of collaboration, of tolerance among people of different races and socio-economic backgrounds, and of unprecedented freedom according to J. Frederick Fausz of the University of Missouri St. Louis.* This was … Continue reading

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