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  Lyon Park Donated to City
Category:  Cultural Life, Planning and Development
Brief Description:  The federal government donated part of the old St. Louis Arsenal to the City for a park in 1868. The park was named Lyon Park in honor of Col. Nathaniel Lyon, the commandant of the arsenal during the Civil War.
Year:  1868
Decade:  1860 - 1869
Beginning Date:    1868
Ending Date:    1868

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