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  • Due to the Industrial Rope Access Project at the Gateway Arch

    Visitors may enter the Arch at the south leg only. Tram rides to the top are still available, the observation deck at the top will have restrictions. Usual walking paths may be closed; please look for signage or a Ranger for walking directions.

Event Details

  • 11/11/2012

    Location: Old Courthouse South Exhibit Gallery | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM,3:00 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Doug Harding Contact Phone Number: 314-368-8852

The Old Courthouse Players present radio style play about the romance of Ulysses S.Grant  and his "dear Julia" Dent Grant". The play is based on his momoirs.

"My Dear Julia" is written by local historian NiNi Harris and local artist Shelia M. Harris.  The play is approximately 30 minutes in length. This will be the first public reading of "My Dear Julia".

The Old Courthouse Players are a group of friends interested in local history and preservation of local historic sites. They have presented plays on the history of the St. Louis Riverfront, the Civil War in St. Louis, and St. Louis as the Gateway to the West.