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St. Louis and the Environment ENST 122

Resources for the Community Highlights Assignment

Below are some starting places for researching the history, geography, and environment of the St. Louis area.

These St. Louis area communities were explored by previous Pathfinder students.


Granite City

Alternate Key Words: Metro-East, Granite City Steel


Additional Keywords to search: Herculaneum Lead Mine, Jefferson County, Doe Run Lead, Lead Belt, Herky, Dunklin Schools

Old North St. Louis

Alternate Keywords: near-northside, Murphy Blair, Yeatman, ONSL

St. Louis Place neighborhood / NGA Site

Alternate Keywords: northside, Murphy Blair, Yeatman, Montgomery, Old North St. Louis,


also search Floods – Illinois. Food of 1993

Keywords: Monroe County

Weldon Spring

also search Saint Charles County; Augusta Busch Wildlife Area; Weldon Spring Ordnance Works