7905 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, MO 63119  314-738-9384
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Author Event: Christopher Gordon: Fire, Pestilence, and Death; St. Louis in 1849

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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In 1849, St. Louis was a frontier town at a crossroads. An exploding population was pushing the city, its infrastructure, and its residents to the limit. Fire had decimated a large part of the riverfront, and disease, greed, and crime were running rampant. Christopher Gordon, the Missouri Historical Society’s Director of Library and Collections, culled publications, diaries, government records, and letters to reconstruct one of the most turbulent—and fascinating—years in St. Louis history.
 
Doors open at 6pm
 
Presentation followed by signing. Books available for purchase at event.

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Date:
April 17
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor
7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States
Phone:
314-738-9384
Website:
www.thenovelneighbor.com