– Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt explores our state’s rich cultural heritage through the eyes of nine generations of children growing up in river towns from Hermann to the Confluence.
Join us on a virtual storytelling journey that brings Growing Up with the River to life and invites families to connect with Missouri history, conservation, and culture through weekly interactive live programs with professional storytellers and special guests. As we explore the Missouri River Valley from 1806 and into the future, this 10-part series will highlight many of the book’s featured historical landmarks that still exist today.
– Register for this series to receive chapter updates including; links to videos, fun book activities, and a chance to win a free copy of Growing Up with the River.
July 29th, 4pm
Chapter One: 1806: La Charrette
August 5th, 4pm
Chapter Two: 1832: Femme Osage
August 12th, 4pm
Chapter Three: 1862: Hermann
August 19th, 4pm
Chapter Four: 1883: New Haven
August 26th, 4pm
Chapter Five: 1904: Marthasville
September 2nd, 4pm
Chapter Six: 1932: Washington
September 9th, 4pm
Chapter Seven: 1959: St. Charles
September 16th, 4pm
Chapter Eight: 1986: Augusta
September 23rd, 4pm
Chapter Nine: 2016: Chesterfield
September 30th, 4pm
Chapter Ten: 2040: The Missouri River Valley
Our deepest gratitude to Dan and Connie Burkhardt, without whom this series would not have been made possible.
Artwork for this book was created by artist Bryan Haynes. For more information on his artwork, visit: artbybryanhaynes.com