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St. Louis Regional history comes alive in this joint production by KDHX and the Missouri Historical Society. Stories of our past are connected with the present in these well researched and entertaining short presentations about the people, places, and events that have shaped who we are and who we are becoming. 

Mar 17, 2023

Some find it easy to adjust to St. Louis when moving here. Others find it quite the experience. A Young medical student named F.M. Pepper had quite the rough experience when first coming here. Just press play to hear the whole story. ------

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Jul 29, 2022

Flooding has historically been frequent in the St. Louis region, including the 1844 and 1993 floods, which are probably the most famous. In 1903 another major flood took its toll on the eastern side of the river. Just press play to hear the whole story.----- 

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Dec 3, 2021

Earthquakes are frightening events even in the present day, but imagine what they were like before modern communications. When the first earthquake of the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811 and 1812 hit, panic and confusion reigned. It was one of the most powerful earthquakes in North American recorded history, but it took...