Cameron Collins


Cameron Collins is the author of Lost Treasures of St. Louis, First Edition, the co-author of St. Louis Brews: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City, 3rd Edition, and Scenes of Historic Wonder: St. Louis, and Distilled History, a St. Louis history and drinking blog that was named the Riverfront Times’ Best Personal Blog in 2013. A native of upstate New York, he earned a degree in American History from the University of Dayton and has called St. Louis home since 1995. His unique twist on the history of St. Louis has been featured in presentations and events throughout the St. Louis area.


Co-authors Cameron Collins and Dennis Dillon discuss their new book, Lost Treasures of St. Louis, Second Edition which looks at bygone places, events and other items once identified with the Gateway City.

On the weekend of Oct. 14 1993, the 66 Park-In Theater played its final show. On the bill at the Crestwood drive in that weekend were "The Program" and "The Good Son."

St. Louisans with a taste for nostalgia will appreciate the 2017 book Lost Treasures of St. Louis, by Cameron Collins. Included are photos and stories about everything from the Floating McDonald's and Ronnie's Drive-In Theater to Noah's Ark and "Captain


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