If you are in St. Louis this Friday, the 20th of February, you might like to spend your lunch hour learning about some archaeological discoveries in the city. Our friends at Landmarks Association are hosting archaeologist Joe Harl for a brown bag luncheon lecture from noon to about 1:15 p.m. at the Landmarks office, 911 Washington Ave., Suite 170, St. Louis, MO 63101.
Mr. Harl will present an overview of some of the sites he has investigated during his long career. His talk will focus on the archaeology of St. Louis from the late eighteenth through the nineteenth centuries and will cover diverse sites in the city, such as the nineteenth-century bordello of Eliza Haycraft, the remains of nineteenth-century tenements beneath the Cochran Gardens housing complex, the rectory of the original St. Ferdinand Church in Florissant, the second Catholic cemetery on Jefferson Avenue, and more.
Reservations are NOT required and the talk is free to all. Seating is limited, however, so come early, bring your lunch, if you like, and be prepared for an informative, interesting hour or two. More information at 314-421-6474 or www.landmarks-stl.org/.