3 Ways for History to Come Alive

History often seems like something, well, in the past. Yet, here are three ways to make history come alive right now. For starters, there is a free upcoming discussion and book signing set for 1:30 p.m., Feb. 2, 2013 at the Historic Society of Missouri’s Columbia Research Center in Ellis Library at the University of Missouri….

Niedermeyer Preservation Plans

Columbia’s historic homes — literally homes — are in danger. An 1837 building, now functioning as an apartment building, is in the sights of a developer. The plan is to demolish the building, the Niedermeyer Building at Tenth and Cherry streets in downtown Columbia and replace it with a 15-story apartment building. Voices from both…