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  Big Mound completely demolished
Category:  Architecture, Planning and Development
Brief Description:  The largest of the precolumbian Indian mounds in St. Louis, and the one that gave the city its nickname of "Mound City," was completely demolished in 1869. Parts of the mound had been demolished earlier to make way for streets and other structures.
Year:  1869
Decade:  1860 - 1869
Beginning Date:    1869
Ending Date:    1869



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