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Visiting and Touristing in St. Louis

Our next stop was in St. Louis to visit with Tom’s niece, two nephews, and their families. We had spent a week in the St. Louis area in May, staying first with his brother (who was unfortunately on a trip while we were there this time) then his niece and finally, one of his nephews. 1,409 more words

Historical Sites

Family Dungeon Tours

October 2015


Meet the array of NEW and peculiar characters that are lurking in the gloom, avoid some pesky inmates and take in the atmosFEAR! > More


Night Terror Tours

October 2015


Old Courthouse Terror Tours are sure to be a SCREAM! > More


Insight On St. Louis

This morning, I talked to Jennifer and Doug.  Both are Park Rangers for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and have an active role in the Gateway Arch Museum of Westward Expansion “Night at the Museum” event. 96 more words


Campbell Kids » The Campbell House Architects


For years, we didn’t know who the architect of Campbell House was. It was assumed that the developer used stock architectural plans, or William Fulton — an architect who designed buildings for James Lucas — was responsible for the design. 937 more words

Lucas Place

Ulysses Grant in St. Louis

St. Louis children grow up with a special fondness for Ulysses S. Grant. Long before they learn that historians credit him with saving the Union in the War Between the States, or the first healing of the South at the end of the Civil War, or that he signed the 15th Amendment into law granting African Americans and Native Americans the right to vote, they’re able to recognize the log cabin that he built here in 1856 and get their first glimpses of North American Bison roaming freely among a hundred other species of animals, as they explore what once was Grant’s farm. 1,235 more words

St. Louis

Day Tripping on the Downtown Trolley

On June 28th, 2010 Metro St. Louis launched a Downtown Circulator decked out to resemble a trolley that’s turned out to be the best thing since sliced bread for tourists and home-towners alike. 1,364 more words

St. Louis