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Mini-Flood 52: Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

Mini-Flood 52: Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

photo by Sharon Keeler Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is the location of the largest Native American settlement north of Mexico, and in 1250 CE, it was even larger than London (era of the reign of Henry III in England and Louis IX in France). A lot of mysteries...

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Mini-Flood 50: International Photography Hall of Fame

Mini-Flood 50: International Photography Hall of Fame

photo by Michelle Bates We last visited the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum shortly before they opened in St. Louis for Mini-Flood 10. We have been invited to return and see what has changed, and what is still in store for this Grand Center institution. photo by...

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Mini-Flood 49: The Grandel

Mini-Flood 49: The Grandel

  photo by Allen Casey The Grandel is a historic church theatre that has seen important performances cross its stage since 1989, when it was purchased by Grand Center, Inc. Most recently, the theatre was host to the St. Louis Black Repertory. In 2016, the Grandel was sold to...

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Mini-Flood 48: Weldon Spring Site

Mini-Flood 48: Weldon Spring Site

photo by Jason Gray Ever been to a nuclear waste containment cell? Here is your chance! The Weldon Spring Site is at once terrifying and beautiful, a testament to both the destructive power of mankind and its capability to renew. Onsite is a Museum, the cell, and the surrounding Hamburg...

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Mini-Flood 47: Festival of Nations

Mini-Flood 47: Festival of Nations

photo by Sharon Keeler The Festival of Nations, sponsored by the International Institute of St. Louis, is an annual two-day event geared toward celebrating the diversity of the city and beyond. Held in Tower Grove Park, the Festival draws more than 125,000 to song and dance performances, cultural demonstrations,...

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Mini-Flood 46: Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

Mini-Flood 46: Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

photo by Dan Henrichs The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum system is a very interesting model designed to best promote a very unique collection. Founded in 1983 by a California real estate duo, the Library is now housed in twelve historic buildings throughout the country (to make the collection more...

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Mini-Flood 45: Lafayette Park

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photograph by Libby Kimutis In 1851, Thornton Grimsley, a prominent saddlemaker and civic icon, successfully campaigned to establish the first, public park in St. Louis (and the first public park west of the Mississippi). The 30-acre green space was thereafter named Lafayette Park after a hero of both the...

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Mini-Flood 44: CityArchRiver

Mini-Flood 44: CityArchRiver

photograph by Jason Gray CityArchRiver and Great Rivers Greenway celebrated the partial opening of the redesigned Arch Grounds with an all-day event including a 2016-foot long picnic table, fireworks, live music and more.  Photo Flood Saint Louis was invited to cover this event. photograph by Ryan Archer

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Mini-Flood 43: Laumeier Sculpture Park

Mini-Flood 43: Laumeier Sculpture Park

photograph by Michelle Bates One of the country’s preeminent outdoor sculpture parks, Laumeier Sculpture Park is 105 undulating acres filled with an exciting collection of three-dimensional work, four trails, and a state-of-the-art visitor’s center. photograph by Jeff Phillips

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Mini-Flood 42: Soulard Mardi Gras

Mini-Flood 42: Soulard Mardi Gras

photograph by Dan Henrichs Photography, St. Louis St. Louis’ Mardi Gras celebration began as a small event staged by a group of friends, but has since ballooned into one of the nation’s largest. Depending upon where you are positioned along the parade route, Mardi Gras in St. Louis can...

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