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George Seib

A Random Dumpster Derived Biography George A Seib was born in St Louis Missouri around 1903.  He spent all of his childhood living above a bakery in the Soulard area, across the street from THAT famous Brewery, with his close knit German family.   As a gifted child he ended up at the newly built McKinley …

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The Official story

The official story of the The View from 2323 This piece was written back in 2016, in the months before the Strange Folk Festival. In 1882 (or 1901), the architect Wilhelm Otto built a house at 2323 Lafayette. Romanesque Revival was the style. It contained a grand ballroom, a fleur-de-lis entry way and amenities of …

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The Envelope

It began with an Envelope. A square folded paper with a simple message. A Name and an Address How archaic it seems in the modern world to be known by a location but it told you everything one needed to know.  2323 Lafayette Square…at the cross section of streets surrounding an ancient piece of grass. …

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