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Re-Visiting History: The Battle of Pilot Knob, Missouri

At the invitation of good friends who live in Farmington, my husband and I took a scenic drive this past weekend out of St. Louis, over the Ozark Plateau and into the beautiful Arcadia Valley to attend a 150th Anniversary Re-Enactment of … Continue reading

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Maytime in The Lou

Edwin Teale’s quotation, “All things seem possible in May” could not be more apropos for St. Louis, for the most dramatic events in our history have occurred in May. Spring alternates between summer and winter, her capricious storms and wildly … Continue reading

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