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…

History book reprint available for sale November 10

Sappington-Concord Historical Society Offers Reprints of History Book The Sappington-Concord Historical Society has had such demand for the local history book Sappington – Concord, A History, that the original has been scanned and reprinted and is now available for sale. Most households in the neighborhood already own copies of the forest green, yearbook-sized book Sappington-Concord, A History.  But by…

Tour Zephaniah Sappington-John Dressel Home

“The Sappington-Dressel Home: A Heritage Preserved” October 13, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. Tour/discussion – free to the public Due to the great interest in this program, we are offering it again on a Saturday to accommodate our visitors. The home was constructed sometime between 1804 and 1810 on what is now Gravois…

Visit Charlie’s homing pigeons

  Remember the doves of peace at the annual SCHS Memorial Day ceremony? They were homing pigeons, released by Charlie Klipsch and the Mount Pleasant Pigeon Club. Visit Charlie and his pigeons on Saturday, August 18 at 10:00 am. Meet at Saint Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 9740 Sappington Road, Saint Louis, MO 63128. We will…