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Gateway to the West - Attendee Luncheon

Darlene Meniotti
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Code: F17 Cost: TBA

Recommended for: Entire Staff | Subject: Railroading History | CE Credit: N/A

Note: Limited to 60 attendees.

Course Description:

Historian Resident Darlene Menietti breaks down the railroading history of St. Louis to expose the REAL “Gateway to the West.”  Learn how Abraham Lincoln faced Jefferson Davis, over a railroad dispute, years before the Civil War.  And, what did the railroad system have to do with that famous “Dewey Defeats Truman” picture on the back of a railroad car?

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