Tag Archives: Tower Grove Park

Henry Shaw & The Shaw Neighborhood

There is no more charming place in St. Louis to picnic, take a carriage ride or pose for wedding pictures than Tower Grove Park – a bequest to the people of St. Louis in 1868 from an English immigrant as … Continue reading

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May 27, 1896

In the two hundred and forty-six years since its founding the City of St. Louis has experienced cholera epidemics, a fire that laid waste to almost the entire central business district and a siege that, had it succeeded, would have … Continue reading

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