Chapter Six: 1932: Washington
– Virtual Event Aired: September 2nd, 2020
Even though the country was in the Great Depression, the Missouri River was creating activity in Washington – both on the river and in its busy downtown. Projects to tame the flooding of the river were underway and the construction on the city’s first bridge across the Missouri was about to begin. A few miles east in Gray Summit, the countryside provided a refuge for a valued orchid collection from St. Louis.