Some reading required – well worth the investment if you want to know about Joe Jr, the St Louis Browns, and the temperance movement in old St Louis.
The Anheuser Busch Biergarten is a distant echo from the German beer gardens of the 19th century. We hosted two in Lafayette Square, and they really had it going on. Here’s the story of Schnaiders Garden.
Shining a light on an accomplished pair of doers from Lafayette Square in the 1880’s – the Pulsifers of Kennett Place.
Three young German rebels come to America, migrate to Lafayette Square, and proceed to rock journalism in the late 1800’s.
Larger than life, and ten feet tall in bronze, everything you always wanted to know about Thomas Hart Benton, except maybe why his statue isn’t in Benton Park.
Edward Sterling (1834-1911) was the founder of a bonafide St. Louis brick-making empire, with Lafayette Square connections.
Do you know how Waverly Place got its name?
This founding father of the rebirth of Lafayette Square never even owned a car, preferring the bus for trips around the country or town.