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Promotional Products Dealer in Saint Louis, Missouri

 

Saint Louis, Missouri

If you are searching for a Promotional Products Dealer in or around Saint Louis, Missouri we would love to talk to you. We are located in the Metro East and are able to meet, either in person or over the phone to discuss your promotional product options. We have designed hundrends of promotional products in the last five years and several of them are located in Saint Louis, Missouri. We offer custom promotional product to the Saint Louis, Missouriarea. Unlike typical promotional product dealers we do not use templates. We have a unique promotional product process that we utilize to find out what you like and don' tike. Contact Us Today, since you are located in Saint Louis, Missouri we are close enough for you to meet at our office or we can meet at yours. We look forward to talking to you.

Saint Louis, Missouri is the second largest city in the state with a prime location on the Mississippi River. Saint Louis was founded in 1764 by Frenchman Auguste Chouteau, who started a fur-trading post there. Piere Laclede Liquest traveled to the area from New Orleans and started a town in the location where present day Saint Louis sits. The two men named Saint Louis, Missouri after King Louis the fifteenth.
Saint Louis belonged to the French and then to the Spanish from 1770 to 1803, then it was given back to France and included in the Louisiana Purchase and finally became part of the United States. Six years later, Saint Louis was incorporated as a town. The town of Saint Louis served as the capital of the Missouri Territory until 1821 when Missouri became a state and moved the capital.
In 1819, John Jacob Astor started the western branch of the American Fur Company in Saint Louis. The company and the city prospered. With the thriving fur trade and the development of steamboat traffic, Saint Louis became a major hub. The addition of the railroad in the 1850’s helped to spur on future growth in the Saint Louis area.
The city of Saint Louis built the Eads Bridge in 1874; it was the first bridge over the Mississippi River. In 1876, the city of Saint Louis seceded from Saint Louis County. This allowed the city of Saint Louis to develop independently.
Saint Louis hosted the 1904 World’s Fair and the 1904 Olympic Games. This was the first time a city outside of Europe had hosted the Olympics. The money that was raised during the World’s Fair was used to build the Saint Louis Art Museum and the Missouri History Museum.
The area grew in manufacturing and today still relies on industry to support the local economy. Residents of Saint Louis find employment in the manufacturing of automobiles, aircraft and space technology as well as metal fabrication, food processing, storage and distribution just to name a few. One of the most famous structures in all of Saint Louis is the Gateway Arch. This giant stainless steel structure rises 630 feet above the banks of the Mississippi River.
The industrial growth in Saint Louis allowed the area to grow rapidly. Saint Louis reached its peak population of almost 857,000 people for the 1950 census. As subdivisions were built and commuting became easier, people moved to the suburbs and out of the city of Saint Louis. Recent urban renewal projects focusing on the downtown area led Saint Louis to receive the World Leadership Award for urban renewal in 2006.
Today, Saint Louis has a population of nearly 320,000. The number of people who reside in the greater Saint Louis area is nearly three million. Major employers in the area include Anheuser-Busch, Enterprise Rent-a-Car and Energizer. Saint Louis is also home to the Saint Louis Cardinals, a major league baseball team, the Saint Louis Blues (hockey team) and the Saint Louis Rams (football team).

 
 
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