Tuesday, July 21, 2009


St. Louis during much of the 19th century was known as Mound City, because there were several dozen Indian mounds in and around the city. Urbanization led to the destruction of mound after mound, until only a portion of the Sugar Loaf Indian Mound still remains. Now the Osage Tribe of Oklahoma has expressed an interest in buying what's left of Sugar Loaf, in order to preserve it for future generations:


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