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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut bridge will be closed as of today Monday, March 31, 2014. This will leave the Pine St. bridge as the Arch grounds point of entry to and from the city. The new Walnut St. bridge will open next Friday to foot traffic.

Event Details

  • 05/25/2013

    Location: South leg of the Arch-outside Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Doug Harding Contact Phone Number: 314-368-8852

Using Living History Volunteers in costume, the event will present the stories of the people of St. Louis during the British Attack on May 26, 1780. Their stories will be told using their own words from their point of view. Each group of people had a different perspective on the events; the Spanish soldiers; the local militia; the merchants; the women and the British Indians. 18th century artillery and musket drill and firing demonstrations on the half hour.