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1819 St. Louis Christmas
December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm FREE
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An 1819 St. Louis Christmas

It’s December 1819, and Missouri is still trying to become a state. Learn about Missouri’s struggle for statehood while enjoying music and dancing from the time period. (Music and dancing start at noon.) Historical clothing is not required to participate.


Old Courthouse
11 North 4th Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
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Phone: 877-982-1410
Website popup promotes the new Virtual Reality Theater at the Gateway Arch. It shows two children sitting with VR headsets on enjoying the program. There are also two images showing what the visitor will see during the VR experience of the 1850s St. Louis riverfront era.