Category Archives: St. Louis

On Loan from The Museum of Leonardo DaVinci in Florence, Italy DaVinci Machines II: The Australian Exhibition When: Now Open through May 2013 Where: 800 Market St., Ste. 100 Saint Louis, MO 63101 Hours: Tues – Sat 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sun – 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Across from City Gardens, One Block North of Busch Stadium About the Exhibition: The DaVinci Machines Exhibition, on loan from […]

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The Captains Return Statue is underwater near the Eads Bridge. The statue by sculptor Harry Weber was dedicated at the Final Signature Event in St Louis on September 23, 2006.  The statue is located very near the Gateway Arch, which commemorates the location of the old St Louis riverfront community. The site of William Clark’s house and Indian Council Chambers […]

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Custom car is a passenger vehicle that has been modified in either of the following two ways. First, a custom car may be altered to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission. Second, a custom car may be a personal “styling” statement, making the car look unlike any car as delivered from the factory. Although the two are related, custom cars are distinct from hot rods. […]

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When one man found 752 cast bronze disks in Soldier’s Memorial, he had no idea the years of effort involved to turn the forgotten artifacts into a memorial at Jefferson Barracks. Seventeen years ago, Frank “Skip” Berger made an interesting discovery in the lower level of Soldiers’ Memorial in downtown St. Louis. Fifteen unmarked barrels filled with […]

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