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History of the St. Louis Fur Trade
Friday, April 5, 2013 @ 9:30 AM-11:30 AM
On Science Series
Featured Speakers: Fred Fausz, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, University of Missouri – St. Louis; and Jim Jordan, French explorer and fur trader
Learn about the international fur trade from the founding of St. Louis to the end of the 20th century and see a number of representative artifacts in this fascinating look at the history of the Fur Trade in St. Louis. Join French explorers Jacques and Fred on a journey back to the 1760s through the Mississippi Valley during the fur trade’s earliest days through to the fur industry that persisted in St. Louis into the 1960s. Did you know the 20th century actually saw a second fur boom in St. Louis?
To be held at:
University of Missouri – St. Louis
J. C. Penny Conference Center
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121
Registration required.  FREE to the first 10 registrants, $10 per person thereafter. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Middle and high school students welcome.
For more information, or to register, CLICK HERE, or call 314.533.8586.
A joint program of the University of Missouri – St. Louis Division of Continuing Education and The Academy of Science – St. Louis
A partnership presentation of: