Fireworks, framed by the Gateway Arch, the Civil Courts and Old Courthouse buildings on the left and Union Station on the right, signaled the start of the St. Louis First Night celebration on New Year's Eve, Dec.
Grant's Farm, historic home of Ulysses S Grant plantation, now a wonderful interactive zoo/farm, with free beers in the lunch garden The Clydesdales. Another FREE venue, but you have to pay for parking.
Before it closed in the Missouri State Penitentiary was the oldest continually operating penitentiary west of the Mississippi River. Now open to the public for hard hat tours--including paranormal tours.