Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown
Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut, Market St. and Pine St. bridges are closed. This leaves Walnut St. as the only point of entry to the Arch grounds from the city. If you park in the Arch garage there is access from the north end of the park. See maps. More »
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Project Green Tree 2009
Saturday April 4, 2009, 31 students from St. Louis Community College volunteered their time at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial for the planting of 24 trees. The volunteers worked for six hours planting and picking up sticks on the grounds. The students are from Deborah Hyland's English class.
The trees were being funded by the Missouri Department of Conservation, through a
The students were under the supervision of Deborah Hyland, English instructor from the college, and Jim Jacobs, park grounds maintenance Gardner Supervisor, as well as park grounds maintenance personnel.
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...