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A Last Look Back At St. Louis' 250th Year

Feb 13, 2015

The birthday cakes are disappearing from St. Louis streets, and the Missouri History Museum’s 250 in 250 closes up shop this weekend. But here's a one-stop place to find — at any time — the stories inspired by St. Louis' big anniversary about what makes our area special.

We had fun with history

Credit Joseph Leahy | St. Louis public radio

And told it straight

Credit From the collections of the Mercantile Library, UMSL

We found old photos — and riverfront renderings

Credit Missouri History Museum collections

We also highlighted things that make St. Louis special

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Credit Bill Greenblatt | UPI | 2011