To understand the stories, one has to look at the times in which someone was living. Not just within a building at an address, but to consider their dreams, their failures and the time in which they lived.
The Story of Archer Alexander from Slavery to Freedom March 30, 1863 by William G. Eliot, a member of the Western Sanitary Commission St. Louis was published by Cupples, Upham and Company, Old Corner Bookstore in 1885 in Boston Massachusetts. Eliot shares the life of … Continue reading Archer Alexander
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Keeven-Franke says she “passionately loves to share the immigration stories,” which will be the subject of her presentation to the Boonslick Historical Society. She will explain what that huge wave…
Originally posted on Portage des Sioux:
1815 – Just as residents of Saint Charles were the last to know of the beginning of the War of 1812, news of its end would come just as slow. Too slow to prevent the horrible incidents that would occur during the spring of 1815. By…
Originally posted on St. Charles County History:
The earliest and most important settlement north of the Missouri River is Saint Charles, originally known as Les Petite Côtes or the Little Hills. Contemporaries of Louis Blanchette stated that he and his wife Tuhomehenga, either an Osage…