Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown
Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut, Market St. and Pine St. bridges will be closed. This leaves Walnut St. and Washington Ave. as the Arch grounds points of entry to and from the city. See link for maps. More »
Actor and Playwright Paxton Williams Presents "Listening to the Still Small Voice: The Story of George Washington Carver" at the Historic Old Courthouse
Contact: Carl Schumacher, (314) 655-1636
Contact: Rick Ziino, (314) 655-1725
“Listening to the Still Small Voice: The Story of George Washington Carver” Presented Friday, February 29, 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM by actor and playwright Paxton Williams, a graduate of Dr. Carver’s alma mater, Iowa State University at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial-Historic Old Courthouse.
African Americans have played central roles in some of the most triumphant and courageous moments in the history of the United States. During National African American History Month, the National Park Service will honor the rich heritage of African Americans and pay tribute to their many contributions to the nation through a month long series of free performances and presentations.
Did You Know?
In 1846, a slave named Dred Scott sued for his freedom at the St. Louis Courthouse. His case went all the way to the Supreme Court, where the verdict set the stage for the Civil War. Today, the Old Courthouse is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Click to learn more about Dred Scott. More...