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The grandson of the founder of Washington University, T.S. Eliot was born in St. Louis and attended Smith Academy here. He is best known as a poet and critic, and his "The Wasteland" is one of the more influential works of the twentieth century. O…
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This house, built circa 1841, by James Collier Marshall an early resident of the Rock Hill area, is one of the oldest homes along Manchester Road, in St. Louis County, Missouri
Marker placed by We…
Actor Robert Duvall attended high school at the Principia at St. Louis and graduated from nearby Principia College in 1953. He appeared in the classic films "To Kill a Mockingbird," "True Grit" and "MASH" before gaining stardom in the 1970s with u…
Robert S. Brookings moved from Maryland to St. Louis in 1867 to take a job as a clerk and became one of the city's most successful businessmen. In 1895 he crowned his business career with the construction of the historic Cupples Station Warehouse …
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Named Farmer's Tavern by innkeeper John Frazier on premises originally owned by Alexander McNair, first Governor of Missouri who had a 27 vat tannery at rear of property. Popular hostelry favored by early legislators and officials when St. Charles…
The overland route linking St. Charles with the future sight of Fort Osage in present-day Jackson County was likely the earliest trail used by American settlers heading west. On its eastern end the trail passed in the vicinity of the later towns o…
This building was erected by Peter Glenday from Scotland. Jacob Zeisler, a German immigrant, made this his residence in 1867. Jacob was the proprietor of a successful soda water factory which occupied the two buildings directly behind this one. Ja…
"Nor North, nor South, nor East, nor West
But part of each, of each the best"
Upon this block number twenty was located the headquarters of the two Spanish commandants for thee District of St. Charles.
Called "The King of Horror," Vincent Price is best known for his villainous roles in more than 100 films, as well as many stage and the television productions, but his accomplishments cover a much broader range. He is a connoisseur of fine art and…