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1858: The Palmatary Map of Lafayette Square

Richard Compton and Camile Dry rightly deserve credit for their amazingly comprehensive 1875  pictorial map of St Louis. It is the standard by which others are judged, and certainly worth your study if new to the subject. I highly recommend the expandable version on the Library of Congress site: https://www.loc.gov/resource/g4164sm.gpm00001/?st=gallery There have been other pictorial […]

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1919: The Most Distinguished Woman In Lafayette Square

1919: The Most Distinguished Woman in Lafayette Square   While paging through John Albury Bryan’s book about Lafayette Square, I noted a line in which he wrote that the most distinguished couple to have ever lived  in Lafayette Square may have been Phillip North Moore and his wife Eva Perry Moore. This would come as […]