Jul 26

A Look Back with the County Executive: Public Libraries in St. Charles County

Posted on July 26, 2019 at 11:01 AM by County Executive

Since the 1800s, public libraries in our county have helped foster a love of reading and knowledge in both children and adults. As a historian and former educator, I consider them valuable and necessary in our community. Following is a look at the history of public libraries in St. Charles County.

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Jul 25

A Look Back with the County Executive: Developing Industry in St. Charles County

Posted on July 25, 2019 at 3:51 PM by County Executive

Since the 1800s, local and state leaders and companies have worked together to create jobs and improve St. Charles County’s economy. At the turn of the century, the development of the railroad, machine and shoe industries in particular made a tremendous impact on the prosperity of our community. St. Charles County was recognized nationwide for quality, and the demand for products helped keep citizens employed throughout World War I and the Great Depression.

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Jun 26

A Look Back with the County Executive: Preserving History at The Heritage Museum

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 11:04 AM by County Executive

As you know from these articles, I enjoy history. And while I appreciate what all our parks have to offer, I have a special affinity for the St. Charles County Heritage Museum. That’s not just because a distant cousin of mine once owned and lived on the property, but also because it is rich in history.

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