Missouri News: Secretary of State Ashcroft Announces Program on the 1849 Great Fire and Cholera Epidemic in St. Louis



Jefferson City, MO – Jan. 14, 2019 – Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft today announced a Thursday Evening Speaker Series program examining how the tragedies of 1849 affected the city of St. Louis.  Christopher Alan Gordon, director of the library and collections at the Missouri History Museum, will speak about his latest book, Fire Pestilence and Death: St. Louis 1849.  The program will be held in the interpretive center of the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center, the location of the Secretary of State’s State Archives, on Thursday, January 24 at 7 p.m.

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