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Romance and Remembrance: The Meaning of Flowers on Valentine’s Day and Every Day

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_wp_text] When picking out the perfect Valentine’s Day bouquet, there are a variety of things to consider: your budget, your love’s favorite flowers, and, in some cases, the symbolic meanings of the flowers you choose. Not everyone considers the symbolism of flowers, so this is a unique opportunity…...

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Adolphus Busch

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_wp_text] Adolphus Busch 1839–1913 Brewer [/vc_wp_text][vc_single_image image="804" alignment="center" style="vc_box_rounded"][vc_wp_text]Forty breweries existed in St. Louis when Eberhardt Anheuser bought, before the Civil War, the Bavarian Brewery. His daughter, Lilly, married Adolphus Busch who sold supplies to the brewery. After the Civil War, Busch joined his father-in-law in the brewing business.…...

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Herman Luyties

[vc_row equal_height="yes"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_custom_heading text="Herman Luyties 1871–1921 Drug Store Owner" font_container="tag:h3|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes" css=".vc_custom_1632835832085{margin-bottom: 15px !important;padding-top: 35px !important;padding-right: 35px !important;padding-left: 35px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1632835861915{padding-right: 35px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;padding-left: 35px !important;}"]During a trip to Italy in the early 1900s, Herman Luyties, owner of the first proprietary drug store in St. Louis, met a voluptuous…...

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George G. Vest

[vc_row equal_height="yes"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_custom_heading text="George G. Vest 1830–1904 Senator" font_container="tag:h3|text_align:left" use_theme_fonts="yes" css=".vc_custom_1632752975060{margin-bottom: 15px !important;padding-top: 35px !important;padding-right: 35px !important;padding-left: 35px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1632753002687{padding-right: 35px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;padding-left: 35px !important;}"]The red granite boulder marking the grave of George Vest is most fitting for the man who was known for his fight to maintain Yellowstone…...

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