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History of St. Louis, Missouri

Artist's rendering of St. Louis, 1859

Artist's rendering of St. Louis, 1859

St. Louis, Missouri
Sunday, June 22, 2014

C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles take American History TV on the road. The weekend of June 21-23 we feature the history of St. Louis, Missouri.

Hosted by our Charter cable partners, we learned about the Eads Bridge over the Mississippi River, the history of brewing in St. Louis by European immigrants, and the famous Gateway Arch. We visited the Old Courthouse and Museum of Westward Expansion. To mark the city's 250th birthday, we toured a special exhibit at the Missouri History Museum. 

Updated: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 4:20pm (ET)

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