Lectures, Free Events

Valley Park Buildings - Past and Present

When: Tue., Aug. 16, 2-3 p.m. 2016

Take a seat in the library, and watch as tourguide Doug Schneider gives an illustrated talk about some interesting buildings in Valley Park, many of which are still standing. The talk is free. What are some of the buildings you will see? The Valley Park Sphinx, 3 train stations that have disappeared A preventorium, a renowned wooden canoe factory, Quonsets A racetrack that inspired many NASCAR drivers, 2 movie theaters Do-It-Yourself buildings, a house of fun, Route 66 businesses And find out why Valley Park has been called: “The Most Important Company Town In Missouri"

Price: Free