Here are links of possible interest to members of the Sappington-Concord Historical Society to other history-related web sites. There are sites listed here that are related to our specific area and sites of broader interest.

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St Louis Metro area historical societies
The Carondelet Historical Society  and  Carondelet Historic Center
Sunset Hills Historical Society or SSHS
Clayton History Society
Kirkwood Historical Society  –  Mudd’s Grove
University City Historical Society
Fenton Historical Society
Eureka Historical Society
Dogtown Historical Society
Lafayette Square Archives
Webster Groves
St. Louis Genealogical Society list of St. Louis area historical societies

Regional Historical Soceties, Libraries & Archives
Eden Theological Seminary Archives
St. Louis County Libraries
Tesson Ferry Library
Oak Bend Library
Genealogy & Local History at Headquarters St. Louis County Libraries

Specialty Groups
Missouri Route 66
Greater St. Louis Base Ball Historical Society
Vintage Base Ball Clubs Association
Grants Trail operated by see map of Grant’s Trail

Research on St. Louis
St. Louis Metropolitan Research Exchange

St Louis Genealogical Society
Missouri Historical Society genealogy resources page
t. Louis Genealogical Society list of St. Louis area historical societies
History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy by


Genealogy on-line class
Karen Clifford


Historic Sites
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Cahokia Mounds
Oakland House
Hawken House
Sappington House – Hours – The Sappington House Barn Restaurant
Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park

St Louis History
History’s Time Portal to Old St Louis
1904 St Louis World’s Fair Society
“History’s Time Portal to Old St. Louis”
A Look Back – column in St. Louis Post Dispatch by Tim O’Neil

East Side resources
Mascoutah Heritage Museum

Missouri – State wide resources
Missouri Historical Society
Blog for Missouri Historical Society History Happens Here
Missouri Historical Society genealogy resources page
The State Historical Society of Missouri
Missouri Veterans History Project

Listing of Historical Societies and Groups in St Louis
Directory of Local Historical Societies, Museums, and Genealogical Societies in Missouri

Mastadon State Historic Site
Mastodon State Historic Site
Mastodon Park General Information
 St Louis Front Page
Great River Road
Mastadon State Park on Wikipedia

Local landmarks and historical sites

The Thomas Sappington House
Thomas Sappington House
Crestwood Department of Parks and Recreation
Museums USA Listing for Sappington House
KETC Living St Louis feature on 200th Anniversary of Sappington House
Grant’s Trail and Sappington House
Sappington House
The Barn Restaurant
The Barn Restaurant on FaceBook

Sappington-Dressel Home
Millstone moved to Sappington-Dressel Home

Sappington-Arban-Crain House
St Louis County Parks, Landmarks in Crestwood MapQuest Map of Site
Google Map of Site

American Carpenter Gothic Style of Architecture
Dr Thomas Paradis
Wise Geek
Green Leaf Doll Houses for collectors – commercial website

Father Dickson Cemetery
Father Dickson Cemetery

Concord School
Concord School Log Cabin Historical Society

Nation-wide resource
Google directory of historical organizations in US and Canada
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Digital Public Library of America

The St Louis Gateway Chapter of the Battle of the Bulge
Commemorative Air Force
Show-Me Hero
Missouri Veterans History Project

National History Day

Writing History
On Memoir, Truth and ‘Writing Well’
How to Write a Memoir
Ten Commandments of Good Historical Writing

Amateur Historians
Pondering the virtues and vices of amateur history -article in American Historical Association journal
Academic vs. “Amateur” History: The Yawning Gap
You Could Become an Amateur Historian
You Could Become an Amateur Historian . . . and Get a Promotion
The Amateur Historian Looking at the World through the Lens of History

Preservation of Historic Sites
St Louis County Historic Buildings Commission
Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation
Missouri DNR- Preservation Matters
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Heritage Preservation Services
Missouri’s Most Endangered Historic Places for 2009
Missouri Coalition for Historic Preservation and Economic Developmen
Landmarks Association of St. Louis
The Preservation Research Office (PRO)
Missouri Preservation: Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation
Built St. Louis: Dedicated to the preservation of historic architecture in St. Louis, Missouri
Missouri Department of Natural Resources – State Historic Preservation Office – St. Louis City National Register Listings

Civil War references provided by John Robinson (Spring 2011)
Important from St. Louis: Investigation of the Camp Jackson Affair.”  New York Times Archives, May 16, 1861.
Missouri Secretary of State, Robin Carnahan.  Divided Loyalties: Audio Tour.
McGuire, Randy, PhD. “Solving the Mystery of the Arsenal Guns.”
O’Neil, Tim.  “Replay of Riot on Olive Street Begins Commemoration of the Civil War Here.”  St. Louis Post Dispatch
Snead, Thomas L. (1888). The Fight for Missouri from the Election of Lincoln to the Death of Lyon. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons.
University of Missouri.  Famous Missourians: Claiborne Jackson (1806-1862)
University of Missouri.  Famous Missourians: Nathanial Lyon (1818-1861).

Local authors and historians
John Nischwitz- Civil War Trivia
Joe Sonderman – Local Author and Post Card Collector – Specializes in Route 66
Elizabeth Terry – Oysters to Angus
Elizabeth Terry, John A. Wright and Patrick McCarthy, Ethnic St. Louis. See more at: Elizabeth Terry et al.

Service organizations in the Sappington-Concord area
Concord Village Lions Club

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