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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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Mardi Gras: St. Louis and Beyond

The Mardi Gras season which had its start Twelfth Night at the Old Courthouse with an afternoon ball and a music parade in Soulard ending with fireworks, culminates Tuesday night in St. Louis, as elsewhere in the world, with the … Continue reading

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Christmas in St. Louis 1770

24 December 1770* Mon Cher Ami, My Dear Friend, The clock is chiming half past ten and I find myself with a little time to send you Christmas greetings and to wish you a joyous New Year before I dress … Continue reading

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