June 13, 2015: Walk the Streets of Lucas Place with CHM
Join the staff of the Campbell House Museum for a walking tour of the site of the once-grand Lucas Place neighborhood, one of St. Louis’ first private places and an enclave of Gilded Age wealth and 19th century elegance. Spanning four city blocks in Downtown St. Louis, tour participants will walk a street once lined with expansive homes, comparing and contrasting the Lucas Place of 1875 with the Locust Street business district of the 21st century. For more information and the full press release, please click here.
May 17, 2015: Spring Members Party & BooksigningMore News
All CHM members (present and future!) are cordially invited to the Campbell House Museum for wine, hors d’oeuvres and a special 20% discount on the Museum Store’s new line of Spring merchandise. This year, in honor of the closing celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, four local authors will join members to discuss Civil War St. Louis history and sign copies of their nationally renowned books. Click here for more information.
July 10, 2015: The Missing PiecesMore from our blog
Part of what makes the Campbell House Museum so special is its collection of thousands of original furnishings and personal items left behind by the Campbell family. CHM’s originally-furnished interiors are nearly unparalleled in the United States – it’s a special place. But it’s important to note that we don’t have everything. In fact, we’re missing quite a bit. Large pieces of furniture, beautiful works of art and countless papers, books and knick-knacks have left the halls of the Campbell House over the years. The big reason? An auction of the house’s contents that happened in 1941.
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