Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

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Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

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THIS DAY IN 1906

START YOUR ENGINES

The Fairgrounds hosts one of the first ever professional stock car races. Driver Barney Oldfield hits speeds of nearly 60 mph to dazzle fans, who journeyed to the fairgrounds that stretched out northwest of the intersection of Grand Boulevard and Natural Bridge Plank Road.

EVENTS

HAY WAGON RIDEs

When * Saturday and Sunday Where * Fort Belle Fontaine, 13002 Bellefontaine Road, St. Louis How much * $7 More info * www.stlouisco.com/parksandrecreation/thingstodo/hayrides

Fall haywagon rides at historic Fort Belle Fontaine feature costumed re-enactors from the War of 1812, Civil War, World War II and other periods who will explain their uniforms and equipment at this must-do event for the history buff and nature lover. Wear comfortable shoes as some walking will be required. …

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