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Inebriation, adultery, and furs in colonial St. Louis

Aren’t you curious about the earliest history of St. Louis? Did you know that Lafayette Park is what remains of the original grazing commons in St. Louis? Did you know that St. Louis was basically a fur trading outpost of … Continue reading

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Cabbage and cholera in St. Louis

One of the things we are told to write about when we write letters of recommendation for students is how good they are at leading and moving ahead in the face of uncertainty. Apparently one is supposed to take action … Continue reading

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