STL

A tour of the

Outdoor Museum

that is St. Louis!

St. Louis, Mo.

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Since the 1800s, there have been a set of footprints belonging to St. Louis native ancestry in a backyard in Indiana after they were removed from the riverfront when a priest made up an elaborate scheme claiming they were the footprints of the angel Gabriel? 👣

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The world's fifth largest airport, the 'Chicago OHare', was named after a St. Louisan...who never lived in Chicago. 

Edward Henry "Butch" O'Hare

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The Eads Bridge Was Originally Supposed To Have Statues On It?  🌉

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The Junior Dress was invented in St. Louis after a partnership between Kline's Store Manager, Irving Sorger, and Wash U Fashion Design Professor, Bessie Recht, in the 1930s during the success of the Garment District. 👗

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The Grand Avenue

Water Tower is the

tallest Corinthian

column IN THE 

WORLD! 🌏

                           

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In 1842, Abraham Lincoln was challenged to a duel near what is now just north of Florissant.

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St. Louis was once called "Mound City" for the (at least) 27 man-made dirt mounds in the immediate vicinity and many more throughout the area. 

 

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