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New book features one-of-a-kind scenes of St. Louis history

"Scenes of Historic Wonder: St. Louis" is filled with pictures and commentary on captivating, abnormal and unbelievable moments in St. Louis history.
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ST. LOUIS — A new book by local authors Jaime Bourassa and Cameron Collins gives a glimpse into every day moments of St. Louis history, showing what made each period unique.

About the book

"Scenes of Historic Wonder: St. Louis" is filled with pictures and commentary on the captivating, abnormal and unbelievable, according to a press release.

The images in this book show one-of-a-kind moments in St. Louis’ history such as everyday work, family and public life. The book also features scenes of leisure, sports and entertainment.

In the book, you can see St. Louisans enjoying past and present popular spots like the Saint Louis Zoo, Missouri Botanical Garden, Creve Coeur Lake and Castlewood State Park.

About the authors

Bourassa has lived in St. Louis for more than a decade and is an archivist at the Missouri Historical Society. She has written articles Gateway and the history blog, ‘History Happens Here.’

Collins is the author of Lost Treasures and has co-authored a handful of other books. He also has an award-winning blog, ‘Distilled History.’

Scenes of Historic Wonder: St. Louis is available anywhere books are sold.

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