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New Wing of the Field House Museum in Downtown St. Louis Brims with Stories

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The oldest house downtown has a fresh new face and a brand-new wing that provides rich context for St. Louis as she emerged as “Queen of the West” and the tumultuous years leading up to and during the Civil War … Continue reading

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Calvary Cemetery – Treasure Trove of The Lou’s History

With the exception of Thomas Danisi’s home on Mackay Place and a portion of Manuel Lisa’s fur warehouse in the Old Courthouse downtown, almost the last vestiges of Colonial St. Louis are to be found in a Catholic cemetery, the … Continue reading

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The Nation’s and The Lou’s Old Courthouse

Only a small percentage of the thousands of people who attend Fair St. Louis this week-end will visit the Old Courthouse. But they will be in for a great surprise – the rotunda splendidly draped with Stars and Stripes for … Continue reading

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