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St. Louis


St. Louis is a city in Eastern Missouri. As of 2005, the population was estimated as 352,572.

Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri Attractions in St. Louis include:

St. Louis Facts


Here are some more facts about St. Louis:
  • Professional sports franchises in St. Louis include the American football team, the St. Louis Rams, the ice hockey team, the St. Louis Blues, and the Major League Baseball team, the St. Louis Cardinals.

  • Some of the leading companies headquartered in St. Louis include Anheuser-Busch, Emerson Electric and Monsanto.

  • Probably the best known educational institution in St. Louis is Washington University in St. Louis. Washington University in St. Louis is a private coeducational nonsectarian research university that was founded in 1853.

  • The 3rd modern Olympic Games were held in St. Louis in 1904.

  • Nicknames of St. Louis include "Fourth City", "Gateway to the West", "Mound City", "The Lou", and "There's More Than Meets the Arch".

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Moon St. Louis (Moon Handbooks)

By Brooke S. Foster

Moon Travel
Released: 2014-05-13
Paperback (184 pages)

Moon St. Louis (Moon Handbooks)
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As a St. Louis resident, Brooke S. Foster knows the best ways to experience the Gateway City, from must-see sights like the Gateway Arch and the City Museum to great Northern Italian cuisine on the Hill. Foster provides travelers with unique trip strategies to help organize their visit, such as Blues, Barbecue, and Beer: A Legendary St. Louis Weekend; and From the Butterfly House to the Gigantic Slide: St. Louis with Kids. Including experienced advice on checking out the Victorian-era mansions in Lafayette Square, exploring the revived nightlife of downtown St. Louis, and seeing live music at the Blue Note in nearby Columbia, Moon St. Louis gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: St. Louis: Including Sullivan, Potosi, and Farmington

By Steve Henry

Menasha Ridge Press
Paperback (304 pages)

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: St. Louis: Including Sullivan, Potosi, and Farmington
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Mention St. Louis, and most people think of the famous arch. Residents and knowledgeable visitors appreciate the many outdoor recreational opportunities the Gateway to the West has to offer. With new hikes and updated text and maps, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: St. Louis points hikers to the best outdoor trails and rambles within easy reach of the city. Whether walking in the footsteps of Louis and Clark, exploring amazing rock formation in the Pickle Springs Natural Area, or trekking along a portion of the longest rails-to-trails paths in the United States, hikers are sure to be amazed at the diversity of outdoor experiences awaiting them.

A Wandering Walk Guidebook: St. Louis, MO - Downtown

By Tom Alyea

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (60 pages)

A Wandering Walk Guidebook: St. Louis, MO - Downtown
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The history of St. Louis has been heavily influenced by Westward expansion, sports, and commerce along the Mississippi River. As you take this self-guided walking tour throughout the downtown area of St. Louis, you will be transported back in time to the early days of fur trading, railroad travel, and much more. Visiting St. Louis is more than just taking the tram to the top of the Gateway Arch. There are buildings, gardens, and dozens of interesting sites to see around the St. Louis downtown area.
36 Stops are highlighted on this 8-mile walk where you will learn more about the city, its history and its famous residents. Beautiful photos are included that enhance your experience. This guide book allows for great photo-taking opportunities, to go at your own pace, take breaks and explore off of the beaten path.

Insiders' Guide® to St. Louis (Insiders' Guide Series)

By Dawne Massey

Brand: Insiders' Guide
Released: 2009-05-19
Paperback (248 pages)

Insiders  Guide® to St. Louis (Insiders  Guide Series)
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With this guide, readers will get an inside perspective on St. Louis--the city's more than 170 parks, a thriving live music and local arts scene, an abundance of nightclubs and casinos, and world-class sports teams, not to mention the Gateway Arch.

St. Louis, Missouri: A Photographic Portrait

By Bill Grant

Brand: Twin Lights Publishers
Hardcover (128 pages)

St. Louis, Missouri: A Photographic Portrait
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Book description: This photographic keepsake by Bill Grant, celebrates a kaleidoscope of images that resonate the true spirit of the Show Me State. St. Louis is a city with a distinct charm and personality and a passion for its heritage. With the Louisiana Purchase, it became a Gateway to the West for the pioneer spirit and expansion of the country. Images include the famous Gateway Arch, the Missouri History Museum, the fountains in Kiener Plaza, the old Capitol Building, Aloe Plaza, the world-class St. Louis Zoo, and the innovative style of the McDonnell Planetarium. Grant has also included images that reflect the roles of Louis and Clark, the railroads, the riverfront, and the state's veteran soldiers in the development of the city. Shots of the St. Louis Arts Museum, the Shakespeare Festival, and the Missouri Botanical Gardens with the world-renowned Chihuly exhibit, depict the impact of this city in the growth of America.

Hidden History of Downtown St. Louis

By Maureen O'Connor Kavanaugh

The History Press
Released: 2017-01-23
Paperback (128 pages)

Hidden History of Downtown St. Louis
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A reputation as the town of shoes, booze and blues persists in St. Louis. But a fascinating history waits just beneath the surface in the heart of the city, like the labyrinth of natural limestone caves where Anheuser-Busch got its start. One of the city's Garment District shoe factories was the workplace of a young Tennessee Williams, referenced in his first Broadway play, The Glass Menagerie. Downtown's vibrant African American community was the source and subject of such folk-blues classics as "Frankie and Johnny" and "Stagger Lee," not to mention W.C. Handy's classic "St. Louis Blues." Navigate this hidden heritage of downtown St. Louis with author Maureen Kavanaugh.

St. Louis Then and Now®

By Maureen Kavanaugh

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Established by French fur-trader Pierre Laclede in 1764 and named in honor of the patron saint of France, St. Louis was in its earliest days a trading outpost near the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. After Jefferson purchased the western territories from the French in 1804, the town became the “Gateway to the West,” chief provisioner and jumping-off point for westward-bound explorers, adventurers, and gold prospectors. Its location on the Mississippi, once jammed with the fabulous steamboats that brought Mark Twain to the city, and its heritage as a heartland of ragtime, jazz, and blues music have given St. Louis a distinctive flavor that today blends the quaint and historic with the modern. Sites include: SS Admiral, the Gateway Arch, Old Courthouse, Union Station, City Hall, Soulard Market, Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Missouri Botanical Gardens, St. Louis University, Sportsman’s Park, the 1904 World’s Fair, St. Louis Art Museum, and Cathedral of St. Louis.

Best Hikes Near St. Louis (Best Hikes Near Series)

By JD Tanner

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Best Hikes Near St. Louis (Best Hikes Near Series)
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Featuring 40 of the best hikes in the greater St. Louis area, this exciting new guidebook points locals and visitors alike to trailheads within an hour's drive of the city.

If These Walls Could Talk: St. Louis Cardinals: Stories from the St. Louis Cardinals Dugout, Locker Room, and Press Box

By Stan McNeal

Triumph Books
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If These Walls Could Talk: St. Louis Cardinals: Stories from the St. Louis Cardinals Dugout, Locker Room, and Press Box
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The St. Louis Cardinals are one of baseball’s most storied franchises, and as much a part of St. Louis as Anheuser-Busch and the arch. From Lou Brock to Matt Carpenter, Ozzie Smith to Yadier Molina, Bob Gibson to Adam Wainwright, from Hall of Famers to rookie busts, the Cardinals are beloved in St. Louis. In this book, Stan McNeal provides a closer look at the great moments and the lowlights that have made the Cardinals one of the baseball’s keystone teams. Through the words of the players, via multiple interviews conducted with current and past Cardinals, readers will meet the players, coaches, and management and share in their moments of greatness and defeat. This book shares stories behind such Cardinal memories as the little-known clubhouse antics of backup catcher Bob Uecker during the teams’ memorable run in the 1960s, the excitement at Busch Stadium in the 1980s as the Cardinals reached the World Series three times, and the elation of the 2006 and 2011 World Series championships.

City Maps St. Louis Missouri, USA

By James McFee

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City Maps St. Louis Missouri, USA
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City Maps St. Louis Missouri, USA is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this map be part of yet another fun St. Louis adventure :)


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