Study of our cultural resources, when designed as a collaborative effort between communities and professionals, can be a culturally and economically rewarding undertaking for a town of any size. The positive press generated by research and outreach programs can draw visitors to a community, call attention to a town's relationship with important historical figures and events, solidify a community's place in the local, state, and national historical landscape, as well as increase pride in shared history.
*Fort Zumwalt (a War of 1812 period house-fort in O'Fallon,
*The original St. Ferdinand Church (an 18th century French
colonial church in Florissant, Missouri).
Museum Display Consultation
*Provided text and graphics for the display on St. Charles
prehistory at the St Charles County Heritage Museum
*Consulting with the City of Florissant and the Missouri
Department of Natural Resources on a new display for the
Civic Center in Florissant. The exhibit will include text, local
prehistoric artifacts as well as artifacts and information on the
Old St. Ferdinand Shrine.
*Set up a display describing the prehistory of Chesterfield,
Missouri in Chesterfield Mall.
*Provided text for informational signs describing the local
cultural heritage throughout parks in O’Fallon, Missouri.
*Janet Kneller, serves on the board of Mound City
Archaeological Society and the Sutter-Meyer Society Board of
Directors. The Sutter-Meyer Farmhouse is University City’s
oldest building. The house recently opened as a community
museum after extensive renovations.
*Joe Harl serves on the St. Charles County Historical Advisory
Board and is Vice President of the Board of Directors of the
Missouri Archaeological Society.
*Robin Machiran is a Trustee of the Missouri Archaeological
Please contact us about potential archaeological, architectural and/or historical projects in your town; we'll be happy to discuss details such as the viability of a site for archaeological research, architectural description, fund raising sources, public outreach, and research design. Let us help your community to explore its rich heritage through collaborative archaeology.