Title: Main Street, St. Charles, Missouri: A Walk through History
Author: Valerie Battle Kienzle
Size: 8.5 x 11
Each year thousands of visitors from throughout the world travel to the banks of the Missouri River to experience the history and architecture of Main Street in St. Charles, Missouri.
History comes alive in St. Charles, and according to longtime resident, history enthusiast, and author Valerie Battle Kienzle, the best way to experience Main Street and nearby areas is on foot. So grab a pair of comfortable walking shoes, slip Main Street, St. Charles into your backpack or purse, and prepare to be wowed.
The book includes four easy walks, plus several suggested short side trips. Each walk includes a detailed map with points of interest. Each point of interest is accompanied by brief historical information and photographs. Check out Missouri’s First State Capitol buildings. Traverse streets and sidewalks paved with handmade bricks. See places seen by explorers Lewis and Clark prior to their historic Corps of Discovery trip, and try to imagine what it was like to travel west by wagon on the Boone’s Lick Trail. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, this book will help you see St. Charles from a whole new angle.