Sunday, January 27th, 12:30 pm
Brunch & Lecture and Book Signing, featuring Annie Amantea Blum, author of The Steamer Admiral and Streckfus Steamers: A Personal View. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Brunch provided. Advance tickets required by January 23rd; Mercantile Members $18, non-members $22. For information call Valenda at 314-516-7248.
Saturday, February 9th, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Director's Colloquia: The Pacific Railroad Surveys. Come see the Director talk about this monumental mapping, scientific and exploratory project that laid the foundation for America's transportation infrastructure that exists to this day. Advance tickets required; Mercantile members $10, non-members $12. For information call Valenda at 314-516-7248.
Saturday, March 9th, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Director's Colloquia: The First Books of St. Louis & Missouri. Director John Hoover will speak about and present for viewing the first imprints of St. Louis and Missouri. Advance tickets required; Mercantile Members $10,
non-members $12. For information call Valenda at 314-516-7248.
Saturday, March 16th, 2:00 p.m.
The Civil War & The Railroads: Featuring John W. Barriger IV Railroads played an important role during the Civil War. John W. Barriger IV will talk about how the use of railroads affected the outcome of battles and ultimately helped determine the outcome of the war. Suggested donation $25. For information call Valenda at 314-516-7248.
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