Central Library -- St. Louis Public Library
The rich history of St. Louis and it’s environs can be found in the maps collection at the St. Louis Public Library. The maps in this collection reflect the many different facets of cartography and predate its creation in 1865. You’ll find maps of exploration, topographic maps, military maps, thematic maps on a wide range of topics including geology industries, railroads and property ownership. You’ll find original 1812 and 1824 St. Louis plat maps, maps of many U.S. and international cities.
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It's free, it's an EXCELLENT tour, AND very, very educational and informative. I recommend this tour to all adults. The docents are full of knowledge and very personable also.Full Review
This is such a wonderful Italian renaissance style building. So much detail is in every corner, and the best part it is a functioning public Library. It was one of the libraries that Carnegie...Full Review
A wonderful building with lot's of history and top notch facility. The building is amazing, the books are great and the opportunity and options to read, play games, eat and just hang out are...Full Review