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For our first and only day in St Louis we did a few different things, all of which we enjoyed; and in the end we concluded St Louis is quite an interesting and vibrant city. I would recommend it to a friend.
We had to find breakfast and walked from our hotel by St Louis' oldest remaining part: Laclede's Landing. The area has some of the oldest remaining buildings in St Louis and it marks the northern part of the original settlement founded by the ...
... us. Some have asked if Bruiser is along on the trip and the answer is a resounding YES! Not sure how he will adjust but here goes.
We left Navy Circle at 8:45 with the temperature a pleasant 79 degrees.
I was told we would stop for brunch in two hours at a place where you can order Mama's Pancake Breakfast, Eggs in a Basket, Fresh Start Sampler, etc. as well as shop the "country store". Ya'll know what I'm talking about. However, we ...
... G. and William Niedringhaus for their Granite ware kitchen supplies factory.
Since 1866, the brothers had been operating the St. Louis Stamping Company, an iron works company, that made kitchen utensils in St. Louis, Missouri. In the 1870s, William discovered an enamelware process in Europe whereby metal utensils could be coated with enamel to make them lighter and more resistant to oxidation. At the time most enamelware was usually just one color as the additions of ...
... and sister, and I saw some lovely photos of the family. After a nice evening we returned to Coree's, though not before stopping at the Dairy Queen. Having asked Coree and Josh what a Dairy Queen is, it was decided thaqt I had to try one while I was here. And I have to say, it was very good ice cream, with cookies and brownies. But sweet. My god, so sweet!
We came back, and finsihed the evening with some Its Always Sunny In Philidelphia. Nice way to end the day.
... the businesses on Virginia Beach Blvd. or Downtown Short Pump. A cold front came in, so we awoke to 36 degree mornings with a chill factor of 28. Just as we got to town, this "City of Fountains" decided to shut down almost all its fountains due to the cold.
First morning out we drove to Grandview and Independence, MO. Grandview is the location of the Truman Farm, where Harry Truman grew up. Independence has Harry and Bess ...