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Madame Girardeau: Her Story

Ensign Girardot's establishment of a trading post at Cape Rock put our river town on the map in the early 1700s. Volunteer Charlotte Slinkard at the Cape River Heritage Museum is traveling the country to research Cape Girardeau's earliest European history, and the story of Girardot's wife Therese quickly grabbed her attention. As the Cape River Heritage Museum prepares to open for the season this month, don't hesitate to stop by this former police and fire station to learn more about the early days of Cape Girardeau from the perspective of pion... Read More

March Mural Madness

Take a colorful trip around our river city and experience the wide variety of murals you'll find all over town! The "Welcome to Cape Girardeau" Mural on the river side of the floodwall is a great place to start soaking in local murals. It's an Instagram-worthy spot that sketches the history of our community.  (Address: Intersection of Broadway and Water streets, walk through the floodgate at Broadway and Water and see the mural on the river side of the floodwall)   ... Read More

Where to Listen to Live Music in Cape Girardeau

If you're ready to hit the town and hear some live local music, here's a list of don't-miss spots in Cape Girardeau! The well loved patina throughout the Rude Dog on Main Street where little has changed since their opening decades ago belies the deep affection locals feel for this classic spot. They frequently host bands on weekends and bartenders are renowned for their friendly service. Check their Facebook page for upcoming bands. Listen to live music every Friday and Saturday at Keller's inside Isle Casino Cape Girardeau; the vi... Read More
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