STL Celebrates 250

St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon stops next to a birthday cake, celebrating the 250th birthday of the City of St. Louis, during ceremonies at City Hall in St. Louis on February 15, 2014. St. Louis begins a year long celebration of its birth along the Mississippi River. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon poses with a drum corps during the 250th birthday celebration of the City of St. Louis, at City Hall in St. Louis on February 15, 2014. St. Louis begins a year long celebration of its birth along the Mississippi River. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay addresses the crowd during ceremonies celebrating the 250th birthday of the City of St. Louis, at City Hall in St. Louis on February 15, 2014. St. Louis begins a year long celebration of its birth along the Mississippi River. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
As Missouri Governor Jay Nixon looks on (R) Scott N. BigHorse, Principal Chief of the Osage Nation, places a blanket on St. Louis Mayor Francis G. Slay during ceremonies celebrating the 250th birthday of the City of St. Louis at City Hall in St. Louis on February 15, 2014. St. Louis begins a year long celebration of its birth along the Mississippi River. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
Peering around flags people watch a reenactment of the founding of St. Louis during ceremonies at City Hall in St. Louis on February 15, 2014. St. Louis begins a year long celebration of its birth along the Mississippi River. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
Counsul General of France in Chicago Graham Paul, deliver his remarks during the reenactment of the founding of St. Louis during ceremonies at City Hall in St. Louis on February 15, 2014. St. Louis begins a year long celebration of its 250th birthday along the Mississippi River. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
Everett Waller plays the part of The Osage indian while Charles Francis Parkman Biggs performs as Auguste Chouteau during re-enactment ceremonies at City Hall in St. Louis on February 15, 2014. St. Louis begins a year long celebration of its birth along the Mississippi River. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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