The Great Pyramids of St Louis by Mark Leach

September 19  – “The Great Pyramids of St. Louis: An Ancient Metropolis” by Mark Leach at Friendship Village South in Sunset Hills. Mark Leach details the history of the mounds and the culture of the Native American population. Approximately 1000 years ago, the St. Louis area was the very epicenter of an extraordinary explosion of…

St Louis State Hospital by Amanda Hunyar

July 18 – “St. Louis State Hospital: A 150-Year Journey toward Hope” by Amanda Hunyar at Friendship Village South in Sunset Hills. While the St. Louis State Hospital dome has loomed over the St. Louis skyline for 150 years, the goings-on behind the closed doors of this mysterious complex of South City buildings has been the…

Celebration by Dan O’Neill

June 20 – “Celebration: : The Magic of the Cardinals in the 1980s” by Dan O’Neill at Friendship Village South in Sunset Hills. On the history of the baseball Cardinals in the 1980’s. Cardinals baseball has become more than a pastime in St. Louis. The association with baseball and all things red is a regional…

St Louis Sound by Amanda Doyle

“St Louis Sound” by Amanda Doyle From the French fiddlers of the fur trading days to the rock and hip hop icons of the present millennium, St. Louis has been a town rich in musical history. Though it has rarely been cited as a center of any scene, any area that has been home to…

Virginia Minor by Barbara Kay

  Virginia Minor re-enactment Presentation and re-enactment by Barbara Kay who portrays Virginia Minor, 1824 -1894, the suffragette who fought to get women the right to vote. In 1872, Virginia Minor tried to register to vote. She was denied, so she sued for the right. She was told by the Missouri Supreme Court that as a…

A Spirited Holiday Past – Site descriptions

Learn More about our Participating Sites Want to know when, where, and times a site will be open? Scroll below to learn about all of the historic houses, museums, and private homes of Historic Saint Louis. Bellefontaine Cemetery 4947 W. Florissant, St. Louis, MO 63115 314-381-0750 Admission: free Come visit the picturesque 314 acres of…

Soldiers Memorial Grand Reopening Nov 3

Explore St Louis article on Soldiers memorial November 3 The grand reopening will begin with a 9 am concert honoring veterans, followed by a formal ceremony at 10 am. Brigadier General Jeannie M. Leavitt, a St. Louis native and the US Air Force’s first female fighter pilot, will give the keynote address. Discover the new…