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 1820

CAPITAL DECIDED

Gov. Alexander McNair signs a bill making St. Charles the capital of Missouri. The state's legislators meet there for the first time in June and continue meeting there until the Capitol in Jefferson City was done in 1826.

HEADS UP

SANTA PARADE

On Opening Day, and every Saturday and Sunday during the festival, Main Street in St. Charles comes alive as all of the Christmas Traditions characters and carolers come together in a special procession to the Jaycee Stage in Frontier Park. The grand finale is a parade of international Santas, each carrying the flag of his native land. They herald the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus and their horse-drawn carriage. The procession makes its way from the 1000 block of South Main Street to the Jaycee Stage in Frontier Park, where the parade will end with a short family-friendly program. …

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