photo by Susan Price Portage Des Sioux is a quaint, historic village of around 300 residents, along the Mississippi River in Missouri. The community is the location of the Our Lady of the Rivers Shrine, where the annual Blessing of the Fleet Festival occurs, and was site to the...
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Photo Flood 119: Grafton
photo by Dennis Daugherty The concept for what would become Photo Flood Saint Louis was born while our Founder watched a small motorcycle “parade” with his wife in Grafton, way back in 2010. As the engines roared and chortled as they passed, he spotted another photographer snapping away, and...
Photo Flood 113: Bellefontaine Cemetery
photo by Colin Wright Bellefontaine Cemetery was the focus of our second Photo Flood, and the first occasion that the media covered the Group’s concept. At the time, total membership consisted of only 25 photographers (less than 10 participated–one from Washington DC!), Mini-Floods had not yet been introduced, and...
Photo Flood 109: Augusta
photo by Bailey Elizabeth Rogers The quaint, historic town of Augusta has long been a principal location for Missouri’s lauded wine region, but this sleepy town is on the verge of big changes, as big development moves in with hopes of making it a national destination. photo by Dave...
Photo Flood 108: Downtown
photo by Maureen Minich Nine years ago, a newly created Photo Flood Saint Louis embarked on a plan to photograph all 79 city neighborhoods with Downtown as its first stop. At the time, the group consisted of just a handful of members (now over 600). This month, we completed...
Photo Flood 107: Edwardsville
photo by Leana Miller Edwardsville is a quietly significant historic city in the metro-east region of St. Louis, that has grown increasingly over recent years as a center for education and the arts in Southern Illinois. photo by Jason Gray
Photo Flood 106: Sainte Genevieve
photo by Dave Adams The oldest continuous European settlement in Missouri, Ste. Genevieve was the principle northern outpost for the Louisiana Territory for several decades before and after St. Louis was founded. photo by Maureen Minich
Photo Flood 105: Belleville
photo by Bailey Elizabeth Rogers The most populous city in Southern Illinois, Belleville has a rich history and plenty to see and do at present. photo by Leanna Miller
Photo Flood 104: Lemay
photo by Mike Matney Originally known as Luxemburg, Lemay is a river town suburb of St. Louis with a lengthy and fascinating history. photo by Susan Price
Photo Flood 103: West End
photo by Anna Ratzlaff The West End, a neighborhood north of Delmar, is equally of the present as it is the past. This is a community, like Visitation Park and Lewis Place, where Black residents in particular have brought stabilization, revitalization and prosperity to an area of opulent homes...