SCHS Annual Memorial Day Ceremony – 2019

Sappington-Concord Historical Society invites community to celebrate local veterans during SCHS Annual Memorial Day Celebration 2019, “the biggest, little annual Memorial Day celebration in South County.” Monday, May 27, 10 am, on the green at St Lucas United Church of Christ, 11735 Denny Road, 63126. The annual family-friendly celebration is free and open to the public. See…

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…