Preservation in the News — October 2021

Cultural Resource Management Series with Missouri Humanities
Description: Are you a small museum or cultural institution? Could you use some guidance on how best to use the cultural resources in your community or organization? Join us Tuesdays in November at 1PM for an array of topics related to Cultural Resource Management. Questions? caitlin@mohumanities.org

November 2nd: Amber Clifford, “Museum Exhibition: The Ins and Outs, Pros and Cons, Best Possible, and Most Likely Practices of Exhibition”
November 9th: Jeffrey Alvey, “Managing Cultural Resources at the Community Level”
November 16th: Candy Sall, “Cultural Resources, Archaeology, and Your Community.”TimeNov 2, 2021 01:00 PM
Nov 9, 2021 01:00 PM
Nov 16, 2021 01:00 PM

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Announcing Missouri’s 2021 Historic Places in Peril!

Joplin Union Depot
Joplin, MissouriJasper County https://youtu.be/-9c0N9Y1Alk On June 30, 1911, Joplin Union Depot opened to the public. This reinforced concrete structure was designed by Kansas City architect Louis Curtiss …
Dorman House
Clinton, MissouriHenry County https://youtu.be/aO3u5A_y_U8 Built in 1852, the Dorman House is the currently the oldest standing two-story home in Clinton, Missouri. It was built by Judge Jerubial …
Union Hotel
Jefferson City, MissouriCole County https://youtu.be/HDOv1KCo9Wc Located down the hill from the Missouri Capitol Building and within feet of the Missouri River and railroad, the 1855 Union Hotel …
Oakley Chapel A.M.E. Church
Tebbetts, MissouriCallaway County https://youtu.be/WeUS4cQDBOU In 1878, during the aftermath of the Civil War, one acre of land in Tebbetts, Missouri was deeded to the “Trustees of the …
Grand Auglaize Bridge
Brumley, MissouriMiller County https://youtu.be/ljTm6tNil5w While known by many names, the Grand Auglaize Bridge is memorable to many as the “swinging” bridge. This 500-foot wired cable suspension bridge …
935 Broadway “Seiden’s Fur”
Kansas City, MissouriJackson County https://youtu.be/lZ2T033IyNE The two-story building at the corner of 10th and Broadway in Kansas City, built in 1874 as the Brackett Brothers Drugstore, is most …

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On October 26, 2021 a 2 alarm fire broke out in the tower of the Second Baptist Church in St. Louis. The building was listed as a Place in Peril in 2019. Thankfully the St. Louis Fire Department acted quckily and the damage was contatined to the central portion. https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/bell-tower-goes-up-in-flames-at-vacant-church-in-central-west-end/article_f4a97c75-a307-57d1-ade0-ee9e33abb5e3.html