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The muddy river settlement of St. Louis got a little healthier when Antoine Saugrain came to town in 1797.
Lincoln and the Berthold Mansion
Abraham Lincoln’s 1861 inauguration set off a tense set of events at the Berthold Mansion in St. Louis.
Star Spangled Banner
Going to the Muny has been a St. Louis tradition for nearly 100 years, but one Muny tradition is not nearly as old.
St. Louis Flag
Our city’s flag not only tells an interesting story, it has an interesting history all its own.
On a hot July day in late-1800s St. Louis, there was no better place to be than underground.
Many of us think of Daniel Boone as a famous American frontiersman. But, in the 1790s, Boone left America to settle in Spanish...
The “no-tell motel” of Watson Road certainly looked unique, but its stories were more unique still.
Sauk and Fox
Not everyone saw the Louisiana Purchase as the greatest real estate deal in history.
The Arena hosted circuses, concerts, and St. Louis Blues hockey, but began its life for cow shows.
Debates over language may seem new, but they are as old as the city itself.