Cultural & Heritage Attractions

McCutchen Theater at Charleston, Missouri

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McCutchen Theater at Charleston, Missouri has a rich history and strong ties to the town’s cultural heritage. It is eligible to be nominated to the National Register of Historic Places. McCutchen Theater at Charleston, Missouri has a rich history and strong ties to the town’s cultural heritage. It is eligible to be nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huan for Population 91.

Immanuel Lutheran Church at Pilot Knob

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By Laura (Abernathy) Huffman The Population 91 team returned to the battlefield mid-morning of Sunday, September 24, 2017. At the entrance of Fort Davidson State Historic Site we turned the opposite direction, north, towards Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Unaltered Augsburg Confession at the corner of Pine and Ziegler streets in Pilot Knob. Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman for…

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Did this beaver felt hat belong to James Handy Moore's brother, Paul? Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman for Population 91

Historic Charleston, MO- The Moore Home

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The history that surrounds this small town in the Upper Delta Region of the Middle Mississippi River Valley makes Charleston a worthy stop any time of year.

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Historic Charleston, MO- First Steps into the Louisiana Purchase

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The history that surrounds this small town in the Upper Delta Region of the Middle Mississippi River Valley makes Charleston a worthy stop any time of year.

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Charleston- you are a grand lady and a gracious host! Your Dogwood Azalea 🌺 Festival is one of our favorite things! Thank You for the splendid memories!

Charleston’s 49th Annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival

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Although I had checked in Friday afternoon for the 49th Annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival I couldn’t get enough of this small town in the Upper Delta Region of the Middle Mississippi River Valley.

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International tractor at Ozark Agriculture Museum. Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman for Population 91.

Ozark Agriculture Museum at Maramec Spring Park

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By Laura (Abernathy) Huffman Because kids (of all ages) love tractors & farm implements! You’ve most likely heard of, or even visited Maramec Spring Park. The park is located southeast of St. James, Missouri on Highway 8. You may have fed the trout, taken pictures of the old iron works, fished the stream, or walked around it’s landmark spring. However,…

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A Weekend Isn’t Enough in Farmington, Missouri

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During a weekend stay in Farmington, Missouri, my mother and I quickly learned that we ran out of weekend before we ran out of things to see and do! Bolduc House Museum. Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman for Population 91 Last weekend my mother and I took a weekend road trip to explore Ste. Genevieve and Castor River Shut-Ins. My…

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Discover Potosi- “Historic (and haunted) Jewel of Missouri”

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By Laura (Abernathy) Huffman I have traveled through Potosi, Missouri several times a year since 1981. As a child I peered out the back windows of the family Thunderbird at the town as dad wheeled us through Potosi on the way to Grandma & Grandpa’s home in Southeast Missouri. In 1984, on the way to our family Thanksgiving, I remember…

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“John & Eliza Fleming” during the 8th Annual Echoes from the Past trolley tour during Route 66 Cuba Fest. Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman for Population 91.

Route 66 Cuba Fest 2016

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An adventure buddy clued me in to Route 66 Cuba Fest this morning. As soon as the words “cemetery trolley” rolled off her tongue I was enthusiastically in. Karen had heard that the free trolley tickets normally went pretty quick. As soon as we arrived at the street festival in Cuba’s historic district we made a beeline to the trolley…

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