Rural Missouri - August 2013 - (Page 3)

C O N T E N T S Features 8 Departments 4 5 Mining a lead-lined history 8 14 Outdoors Adrenaline adventures Potosi and Washington County celebrate two centuries of heritage 14 18 Out of the Way Eats Beks Adrenaline adventures 26 Hearth and Home Going green New Two Rivers Bike Park offers mountain bikers a place to play 22 34 Around Missouri Missouri happenings High-flying fun 14 Over land or water, zip lines offer excitement for the entire family 28 38 Marketplace Classified ads 40 Neighbors Life is kinda funny Blood-stained dawn Quantrill leads horrific attack across the border 30 Columns Hart to heart Hideout heaven Meramec Caverns has gone from an outlaw hideout to a must-stop tourist attraction 10 Comments National and statewide news 42 Just4Kids Fun stuff from Buddy Swarm chasers Bob Brammer and Dan West herd wild bees in north-central Missouri 22 About our cover I f you’re planning one more family trip this summer and want to beat the heat and humidity, check out one of Missouri’s most distinctive museums — the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph. Considered by many as the largest and best single exhibition explaining the evolution of mental health care in the U.S., the museum chronicles the history of the State Lunatic Asylum No. 2, founded in 1874. The museum took root in 1968 when founder George Glore — with help from hospital carpenters and patients — constructed a series of full-sized replicas of 16th-, 17th-, and 18th-century mental health treatment devices for an open house. The replicas were so well received that hospital officials encouraged him to expand the exhibit. Glore’s ultimate goal was to reduce the stigma associated with psychiatric treatment; he died in 2010. Cover and photo at left by Kyle Spradley Today, you’ll find hundreds of documents and unique artifacts representing a variety of treatment approaches, including fever cabinets, hydrotherapy, phrenology, convulsive therapy and psycho surgery. Tour displays of early lab, pharmacy and treatment equipment, such as that seen at left. One of the museum’s most popular exhibits, seen on our cover, is the result of a 1929 surgery in which 1,446 items were removed from a female patient’s stomach. Browse through a variety of patient artwork and crafts, as well as exhibits highlighting physical and occupational therapy. Located at 3406 Frederick Ave., the museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission, which also includes access to the St. Joseph Museum and the Black Archives Museum, is $5 for adults and $3 for students. For more information, call 800530-8866 or visit To order prints of the cover, see page 35. AUGUST 2013 3

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Missouri - August 2013

Rural Missouri - August 2013
Table of Contents
Hideout heaven
Mining a lead-lined history
Adrenaline adventures
Out of the Way Eats
High-flying fun
Hearth and Home
Blood-stained dawn
Swarm chasers
Around Missouri

Rural Missouri - August 2013