Photo courtesy of Randy Allen via forestparkforever.org
Forest Park Band Stand, Muny Theater
April 16, 1917: Construction began on a permanent theater for the Municipal Opera in Forest Park, St. Louis. It was completed in just 49 days.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.