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Saturday Speaker Series: History of 215 E. Main St.

Ever wonder where Col. Baker and Dellora Norris's inheritance came from?

Join us on March 3 at 11am, as Patricia McCornack Clarrissimeaux discusses petroleum from ancient civilizations to the turn of the century. Its impact on the 21st century: technological advances, but more importantly John Warne Gates connection to St. Charles’ growing businesses and community.

Topic highlights:

  • Oil - Gates 
  • World’s Fair Chicago 1893  
  • Spindletop  
  • McCornack Oil
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