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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. 

Nov 1, 2022

The St. Louis Zoo is a large place indeed, and there is much ground to cover in a visit to see the animals and sights. Starting in 1963, a new alternative to walking was given to the patrons of the zoo, a miniature rail line. Just press play to hear the whole story. ------ 

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Jun 24, 2022

Who knew that bicycling could be so scandalous? But in the late 1800's a bicycling craze would lead some women to dress in a way that was not in the social norms at the times.  Just Press play to hear the whole story.

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Mar 22, 2022


Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, who is considered the modern world’s first professional female sculptor has work on display in museums and collections around the world. She was a rule breaker with a blunt personality, but very talented and bold. Her Lafayette Park statue, "The Benton Bronze," was the first public monument in...


Mar 5, 2022

We have come to know Forest Park as many things, including home to our cultural treasures such as The St. Louis Zoo, The The St. Louis Art Museum, and The Missouri History Museum. But in its early stages the key word in Forest Park was “Forest,” as it took many decades to become what we know today. Just press play...


Oct 19, 2021

Forest Park is a treasure for all to enjoy, and is recognized nationwide as one of America's great parks. It, however, had its birthing pains, and would probably not have been what it is today without a few of our nation's darkest episodes, which created opportunities for its growth. Just press play to hear the whole...