Casting a look back a hundred years in St Louis history, it requires little effort to find a subject with deep roots in Lafayette Square, whose tale is well worth retelling. Here’s the story of the 32nd mayor of St Louis, Henry W. Kiel. The St Louis Post-Dispatch conducted a survey of its readers in […]
From the big bang of a supernova to little ol’ Lafayette Square. Here’s the second tale of our Iron Men.
A little interaction with some trees in Lafayette Park.
Enjoy a virtual walk around Lafayette Park in early 1900’s.
A tale of men, music, war and merriment; featuring river cruises, drunken campouts and banging on anvils for an appreciative audience. What else could you possibly be looking for?
Lafayette Square got a reputation as St. Louis’ hands-off park in the late 1800’s. Genteel yes, but fun….well, you be the judge.
A recollection of a special year in the neighborhood, followed by an invitation to come get paint on you this Fall.
Some timeless reminiscences of the early turnaround of Lafayette Square, from one who knew.
The awareness of social ills and the burgeoning womens movement of the early 20th century found common cause in the drive to give city babies a cool nights sleep in sultry St Louis. Read it here.
Here’s the big wind-up to our six episode treatment of the German House/St Louis House. Hold on to your seats – there’s a lot to cover here!