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Tuesday, February 03, 2009

A HISTORY OF STANTON, MISSOURI

WHERE DEAD MEN STILL FIGHT: A HISTORY OF STANTON, MISSOURI
by Sue Blesi

402 pages • 8” x 10” • 450 photographs • maps • $32.99 plus tax

Chapters Include:

Early History of the Community: who were the pioneer settlers?
The Post Office: a history of Stanton mail service
Pick and Shovel: mining in the greater Stanton area
How Much Government: city officials, township officials, elections and more
Meeting Spiritual Needs: churches in the community
The Three R's: schools that served the community
Rails and Trails: transportation history
The Mother Road: The Route 66 - Interstate 44 era
Stalactites and Stalagmites: Meramec Caverns
The Missouri Kid: Stanton native was subject of nationwide manhunt
The Wild West: guns, fights, and stills
Hodgepodge: miscellaneous tidbits from the past
Anaconda, Dry Branch and Morrellton: the town that had three names at the same time
United We Stand: Stanton's involvement in the Civil War and World War I
People Were and Are the Community: who lived at Stanton?
Crossing Jordan: burials in the Anaconda, Stanton, Rock Hill and Hendrix cemeteries

BOOK SIGNINGS TO BE HELD AS FOLLOWS:
Friday, Feb. 6 from 5 - 7 p.m. Du Kum Inn, Sullivan
Saturday, Feb. 7 from 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon. White Rose, Union
Friday, Feb. 13 from 7 - 9 a.m. Cowans, Washington
Friday, Feb. 13 from 5 - 7 p.m. Lewis Cafe, St. Clair

If you are not able to attend and would like a book, contact Sue Blesi at 573-927-2772 or email franklincountyhistory@msn.com

We might be able to meet you someplace in Franklin County, contingent upon our schedule.

Also available by mail from:

Missouri Kid Press
P. O. Box 111
Stanton, Missouri 63079

$32.99

Missouri residents add sales tax of $1.88 for total of $34.88

For mail orders, please add $4.00 for shipping within United States

Please make checks out to Missouri Kid Press

Please pass the word to anyone you think might be interested. Thanks!

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