Some old things are gone and others remain. This is a tribute to the Greensfelder memorial overlooking a blank space in Lafayette Park
What scares kids? Less and less, it seems. What scares parents? This, always.
Enjoy a virtual walk around Lafayette Park in early 1900’s.
Some people dream, some act, and one rides three days through the snow to get Lafayette Park created. From the days when mayors were made of stout stuff, John Fletcher Darby.
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.
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.
Victorian thrills abound in the wintertime at Lafayette Park. Sharpen your skates and let’s get cracking!
Here’s something guaranteed to be better than hanging out with your nearest screen. Grab a loved one, jump in the car, and take in a few historic sites, all dolled up for the holiday season. Lafayette Square is part of this event – a coordinated effort to bring you a little more in touch with […]
In which Lafayette Square comes to grips with its own supernatural phenomena. Suitable for anyone up for a good historical scare. Happy Halloween from the Lafayette Square Archives.
Here’s a great opportunity to strengthen your roots here, and enjoy the historical background of Lafayette Square and Lafayette Park. The Lafayette Park Conservancy is sponsoring a series of three lectures at the Kern Pavilion (aka boathouse, at the big pond) in the park. They’re free and a great interactive way to learn more about […]