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Members of the Missouri History Museum's collections staff pull items from a burned-out fashion boutique in Dellwood. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Digging for History at Site of Burned-Out Boutique

Missouri History Museum collects artifacts from Dellwood business destroyed in Ferguson unrest.

01/29/2015

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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#Throwback Thursday: The History of Mardi Gras

Soulard’s Mardi Gras celebration kicks it up a notch this weekend with the big parade. But as most know, Mardi Gras is an imported event.

02/27/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

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1943 Lambert Tragedy Claimed Lives Of St. Louis Mayor, Nine Others

Glider crash happened in front of thousands of spectators.

08/01/2013

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The Mormon War in Missouri

A 182 year history in Missouri has not always been kind to Mormons, but the Show-Me State elected a Ladder Day Saint to lead the free world this year.

11/13/2012

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The History Of Valentine’s Day

Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…

01/29/2012

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

08/22/2011

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011

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Top 10 Books Written by Our Presidents

Commemorate this Independence Day by reading a book written by a President of the United States. Our current and former Commanders in Chief have composed many memoirs, political and social writings and even works of […]

06/13/2011

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