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Clayton, Missouri: An Urban Story

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To commemorate our community’s centennial, we are excited to announce the publication of Clayton, Missouri: An Urban Story by Mary Delach Leonard with Melinda Leonard, a public historian. This richly illustrated, coffee-table book tells Clayton’s story from the very beginning, through newspaper reports, anecdotes, resident voices, timelines, and fun facts, plus photographs of nostalgic images of the city’s past and modern community scenes.

The book is an ideal gift for families, children living out of town, and former residents, as well as new-to-town neighbors, employees and colleagues. It will be perfect for your home library and corporate lobby. We know you will enjoy knowing our community’s story!

This fine publication is available for purchase now at The Center of Clayton located at 50 Gay Avenue. Your copy of Clayton, Missouri: An Urban Story is just $20.00. All proceeds will benefit the Clayton Community Foundation.

Ordering Information

To order your copy of Clayton, Missouri: An Urban Story, download the order form and mail to:

Clayton Community Foundation
10 N. Bemiston
Clayton, MO 63105


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Clayton Community Foundation

10 N. Bemiston Ave, Clayton, MO 63105


Alex C. Elmestad
(314) 290-8553