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History Snapshot: Staying Cool in the Summer

Summer heat didn’t stop these Columbia ladies from enjoying the outdoors, and neither should it you! Here are just a few of your options for your next visit to Columbia: Stagecoach rides are open daily. Columbia Kate’s Teahouse has delightful, cool deserts. Grab a cold water or flavored frozen ice from Brown’s Coffee House. Or […]

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History Snapshot: The St. Charles Saloon

The St. Charles Saloon was constructed in 1850 as a general merchandise store. Prior to the disastrous fire of 1854, it was purchased by Albert Alberding and reconstructed in brick. It subsequently withstood that fire and the ages since. The building has had a number of names and functions since then including: Alberding’s Saloon Darling’s […]

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