Meeting May 7 on preserving Columbia history

Interested in finding ways to preserve Columbia’s history? There will be a meeting to gauge interest in starting some kind of group or brigade of folks interested in Columbia’s history, The meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 in the J.W. “Blind” Boone House. Your interest might be in helping create…

Spotlight: Reflecting on recognition: Columbia’s Indigenous people

Brent Cook says a special part of his Native American practices revolve around using his Peace Pipe. It connects his spiritual and physical self with nature and his heritage.
This reporting is the result of a partnership between University of Missouri School of Journalism class and CoMoHistoricPlaces.com

A new element coming to CoMoHistoricPlaces

This week, a new kind of information will be showcased on CoMoHistoricPlaces. The site will feature soon a Spotlight package on Dryer’s Shoe Store with a timeline, photographs, text and a video. These features are a result of a partnership between MU’s School of Journalism class News Content Creation (J4180) and CoMoHistoricPlaces.com Working in a…

4713 Brown Station Road – Home and Education

Can a building changes its stripes — or it’s purpose? Keene School is currently a home, but it started out life as a one-room schoolhouse. Take a peek inside via this Zillow link. What buildings do you know that once functioned as something else and are now used for another purpose? Keene School was auctioned…

A fresh update of 121 N. West Blvd.

Whether you call it the Fairy Tale House, the Hobbit House or the Hansel and Gretel House, you’ll love this article about the house and Jessie Yankee, who is one of the owners of 121 N. West Blvd. An article in CoMo Magazine’s January issue with stunning photographs gives you a peek inside of the…

Lost restaurants

Now gone restaurants Bull Pen Cafe, Paquin Street Cafe, Breisch’s and Ever Eat Cafe highlighted.