Cottleville: Where History Never Grows Old

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Trafford Publishing, Aug 22, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 204 pages
This book is written for all the pioneering spirits of younder year and today. Cottleville: Where History Never Grows Old contains the stories of American Pioneers, who traveled West to settle on Spanish land grants in the early 1800's. The book focuses on the Cottle family, the authors direct descendants, and the impact on the community of Cottleville. Sheryl Kay Guffey (Spellmann) has been a long time student of political and social history. She has worked as an elementary education teacher, a university professor, an educational consultant and administrator for over 35 years serving in various positions such as Dean of Human Services, Dean of Campus Life and Dean of Admissions, Sheryl is the founder of Guffey & Associates, LLC and found her passion for social economic development as a consultant for non-profit organizations like the YMCA, boy Scouts of America and American Humanics. Sheryl was appointed to the St, Charles County Commission of the Historical Advisory Board on May 9thm 2011. She is currently a member of the Cottleville Missouri Main Street Association - Executive Officer, found of the Cottleville Heritage Foundation - Secretary, PEO - Corresponding Secretary,Cottleville Firefighters Community Outreach Board Member/Treasurer, and co-owns Cottleville Crafts Etc, located directly in the heat of the Historic District of Cottleville. Sheryl is a certified member of the Lewis and Clark Era Descendant Project and a lover of history.
 

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Contents

Geography and its Impact
1
The Beginning of American Settlements
32
The Founding of Cottleville
55
The Development of Cottleville
69
Church History
77
Cottleville 18531900
95
Historic Buildings
101
Cottleville 19001960
119
Cottleville Explodes
133
Cottleville Streetscape
146
A Bright Future Ahead
155
End Notes
157
Sources
159
About the Author
191
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Sheryl Kay Guffey (Spellmann) has been a long time student of political and social history. She has worked as an elementary education teacher, a university professor, an educational consultant and administrator for over 35 years serving in various positions such as Dean of Human Services, Dean of Campus Life and Dean of Admissions, Sheryl is the founder of Guffey & Associates, LLC and found her passion for social economic development as a consultant for non-profit organizations like the YMCA, boy Scouts of America and American Humanics. Sheryl was appointed to the St, Charles County Commission of the Historical Advisory Board on May 9thm 2011. She is currently a member of the Cottleville Missouri Main Street Association - Executive Officer, found of the Cottleville Heritage Foundation - Secretary, PEO - Corresponding Secretary,Cottleville Firefighters Community Outreach Board Member/Treasurer, and co-owns Cottleville Crafts Etc..., located directly in the heat of the Historic District of Cottleville. Sheryl is a certified member of the Lewis and Clark Era Descendant Project and a lover of history.

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