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Old Courthouse King’s Ball

The Twelfth Afternoon King’s Ball held Saturday, January 8, 2011, in the rotunda of the Old Courthouse was great fun! Hosted by Doug Harding of the National Park Service who specializes in living history re-enactments, it was quite literally a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve to Mardi Gras in St. Louis History

The French and Creoles of St. Louis filled the wintertime with celebrations! Many St. Louisans – merchants, trappers, voyageurs, involved in the fur trade – were away for months at a time and the villagers made the most of the … Continue reading

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