St. louis is turning 250 this year, and visitors who want to join in the celebration can find plenty to do without spending a dime. the gateway city was founded by pierre laclede and auguste chouteau on feb. 15, 1764. a series of anniversary events are planned throughout the year. amid the hoopla, there's plenty to do for free, including visits to one of the world's biggest breweries, two popular animal attractions, a science center and a towering monument that has come to define st. louis.
posted: 2/6/2014 5:30 AM
5 free things: St. Louis celebrating 250th anniversary
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