I’ve photographed Benton Park before, once back in 2010, and then again in 2018, but I never get tired of how beautiful it is, as well as its history, both above and below ground. Below is the Friedrich Hecker Monument,… Continue Reading
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
What I love about Bellefontaine Cemetery is all the serendipitous discoveries I make, such as stumbling upon the Adolf (or Adolph) Moll monument and his large family plot on the northern edge of the cemetery. It turns out he was… Continue Reading
I think too many people get bronze statues in America, but one woman who definitely deserves one is Frankie Muse Freeman, who fought for Civil Rights for decades in St. Louis. You can read about her work at this link.… Continue Reading
I felt as if I was in Scotland again when I visited Calvary Cemetery recently. After all of the rain and warm temperatures, there seems to be a haze over the city and rolling hills, and everything is so green.… Continue Reading
Where has this monument been hiding? It was dedicated in the 1970s, but I guess the recent renovations of the Gateway Mall has made it more obvious? There is another monument out in Cottleville.
Senior citizens interested in attending my lecture at OASIS about influential architects who have left their marks on St. Louis can sign up for a two-week class on June 12th and 19th, 2019, by clicking here and searching for class… Continue Reading
Back in early 2018, a group of veterans got together in East St. Louis, responding to the sad state of the World War One Memorial I had photographed in November of 2017. People didn’t think they could do it, but… Continue Reading