Thomas Allen portrait

Thomas Allen was among the most prominent and powerful individuals who led St. Louis in its transition from…

Alexander Majors. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Kansas City Research Center]

Those familiar with the Pony Express recognize Russell, Majors, and Waddell as the…

Frisco logo

The St. Louis–San Francisco Railway, popularly known as the Frisco, was a regional freight and passenger carrier…

Van Horn Tavern in 1913

The Gentry–Threlkeld–Van Horn Tavern, usually referred to as the Van Horn Tavern, was…