Updated 3:55 p.m. October 18
Sen. John Danforth has accepted his role as negotiator.
An exhibit now on display at the Missouri History Museum takes a look at the early history of the African American community in Kirkwood.
St. Louis Public Radio’s Julie Bierach spoke with Curator David Lobbig about the multimedia project that traces the first settlement before the Civil War to suburban development after World War II.
When you and your colleagues came up with the idea for “Kirkwood Roots,” what did you envision?
The Missouri History Museum is opening a new exhibit Saturday called “The Civil War in Missouri.”
There’s a lot of ground to cover in a state that was bitterly divided by the war and saw more than 1,200 battles and skirmishes.
But the museum, founded just one year after the Civil War ended, has a treasure trove of artifacts from the era that bring the conflict to life.
St. Louis Public Radio’s Maria Altman got a sneak peak.
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