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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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Mound Street & a Museum of the City of St. Louis

I am writing today to advocate the creation of a Museum of the City of St. Louis. St. Louis’ place in the broad history of the United States and North America is critical, deep and little celebrated. And this is … Continue reading

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