Jefferson Barracks is such an historic place, you never know what you might stumble upon when you visit. I was visiting the National Cemetery for another reason when I spotted this memorial. I never knew the story of the 56th… Continue Reading
It’s been another year, and it’s still hasn’t been fixed, as photos from a concerned citizens provided to me show.
“As for what you see here, the time will come when not one stone will be left on another; every one of them will be thrown down.” Luke 21:6 As some readers have helpfully informed me, I am far too… Continue Reading
East of Kingshighway, in and near the western tail of the upside-down U-shaped Greater Ville neighborhood, there is a lot of abandonment, just a couple of blocks off of Martin Luther King Drive. Further west, in the Wellston Loop, there… Continue Reading
My family and I thought it would be fun to go by the condominium development built off the side of our normal house subdivision and see how things were going. Wait a minute, what the heck is up with those… Continue Reading
I made a detour by Greenwood Cemetery, which is the last resting place of Harriett Scott among many other famous African Americans, and I was excited to see that volunteers working under the direction of the non-profit that now manages… Continue Reading
I spotted this interesting church off of Jennings Station Road just off of Interstate 70, so I thought I would take a look at the surrounding streets. At some point I crossed from Jennings into the Walnut Park West neighborhood,… Continue Reading
There are not as many Colonial Revival churches in St. Louis City or the inner suburbs of St. Louis. This one is an exception. I don’t think the Village Church is the original congregation.
As I drove along Edgewood Boulevard, I kept glancing to my left; there was street after street of tidy, well-maintained houses. It’s confusing up here with so many small towns. It turns out those streets to my left were in… Continue Reading
Wow, Northwoods is a really nice town! It is a good size, and has the critical mass to have the tax base to be fiscally solvent without engaging in any of those tricks that violate the Constitution and Bill of… Continue Reading