Published on 2012-03-15 18:39:53
The Rock Hill Presbyterian Church is doomed. The wrecking ball looms, not more than a month away. A valiant effort by local residents produced a chance for salvation, but that chance is going the way of the church itself. The Presbyterian Church sold the church and its property to “U Gas,” a Fenton-based petroleum marketer. [...]
Published on 2011-08-28 21:48:25
James Collier Marshall was born on the eastern shore of Maryland in 1804, among the estuaries of the Atlantic and along a creek named for his family. His birth occurred in the third year of the incumbency of Chief Justice John Marshall, his third cousin (twice removed). Their common ancestor settled in Westmoreland County, Virginia, [...]
Published on 2011-04-29 20:28:55
Near Meridian Hill Park in Washington, DC, at Florida Avenue and 16th Street, stands a stone gate, a remnant of a structure razed in 1949. It is a reminder of the time when this neighborhood was Washington’s Embassy Row, a brainchild of Washingto
Published on 2011-03-20 23:15:16
WHERE: Missouri Athletic Club, 401 Washington Avenue, St. Louis.
WHEN: April 13, 2011, 5:30 p.m.
The Missouri Athletic Club is hosting a dinner and book signing to commemorate the beginning of the Civil War sesquicentennial. Highlights of the e
Published on 2011-03-20 22:55:03
This Spring, Missouri is celebrating its favorite military son, Ulysses Grant. As the sesquicentennial of the Civil War begins, let us use the term “celebrate” carefully. We commemorate the men and women who fought honorably and suffered horr
Published on 2011-03-12 20:49:00
Presentation and Book Signing
Where: Kansas City Public Libary – Plaza Branch. 4801 Main Street in Kansas City
When: 6:30 p.m.
Books are available for purchase during the event. Author will also sign books purchased at any location before
Published on 2011-03-10 22:03:39
In 1901, a man by the name of Winston Churchill released his third novel. This man was not the future prime minister of Great Britain. This Winston Churchill was born in St. Louis in 1871. His third novel, entitled The Crisis, sold out its first
Published on 2011-02-14 22:20:03
Many Missourians who follow the Civil War know the book Pilot Knob: The Thermopylae of the West. The 1914 work describes the 1864 Battle of Pilot Knob and its aftermath. The most remarkable feature of this episode was the cross-country retreat of
Published on 2011-01-29 13:20:50
Meeting of the Sterling Price Camp, #145
WHERE: Culpeppers, 12316 Olive Street Rd. in Creve Coeur, Missouri
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
The author will speak on Missouri’s Civil War and sign books. Attendees may purchase the
Published on 2011-01-29 12:43:56
In the 1950s, Groucho Marx would lob this question to You Bet Your Life contestants who were on the ropes: Who is buried in Grant’s Tomb?
Ulysses S. Grant is the only President buried in Manhattan. His mausoleum on Riverside Drive was completed
Published on 2010-10-11 21:38:25
Where: The Missouri History Museum, St. Louis
When: Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 7 p.m.
The Tour Guide is available for purchase at the Museum gift shop. For more information, visit http://www.mohistory.org/node/4861
Published on 2010-10-11 21:30:40
Where: Powers Museum, Carthage, Missouri
When: October 16, 2010, 1 p.m.
As part of the Powers Museum exhibition of “Lee & Grant”, the author will speak on the Civil War in southwest Missouri. The Tour Guide is on sale during t
Published on 2010-09-05 20:45:44
WHERE: Main Street Books, 307 South Main Street in St. Charles, Missouri
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, 3 – 5 p.m.
The author will speak on Missouri’s Civil War and sign books purchased for the event. Books must be purchased from t