Home » Archives by category » HISTORICAL

St. Joseph, MO

The Blacksnake Hills trading post on the banks of the Missouri River was established in 1826 by  Joseph Robidoux, a French fur trader. The fur trading post was strategically located at the entrance to the Indian-controlled Platte country where goods such as beads, mirrors, bright cloth, and metal pans could be traded for Native American […]

Lou Henry Hoover

Lou Henry Hoover was born in Iowa in 1874, the daughter of Charles D. Henry, and lived there for ten years. The Henry family then moved to California for the health of Mrs. Henry. Lou loved the outdoors and she and her father took many camping trips. She became a fine horsewoman; she hunted and […]

Veterans Day

The bold headline on the front page of the November 14, 1918 issue of the Memphis Democrat proclaimed: CELEBRATION OF PEACE.  The accompanying article described the celebration that took place in Memphis after word was received that an armistice had been signed on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month (November […]

Grace Coolidge

Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge, the only child of Andrew and Lemira B. Goodhue Coolidge was born in 1879 and grew up in the Green Mountain city of Burlington, Vermont. She was  very interested in schools for the deaf and after graduating from the University of Vermont in 1902, she went to teach at the Clark […]

Niagara Falls

On October 24, 1901, a 63-year-old schoolteacher named Annie Edson Taylor became the first person to ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel.  Mrs. Taylor, a native of New York, was widowed when her husband died fighting in the Civil War. She moved from place to place for many years, working as a teacher and […]

Henri-Chapelle Cemetery

Henri-Chapelle Cemetery is located seven miles from the German border on  the Aachen-Antwerp auto route. At  this cemetery, covering 57 acres, rest 7,989 of our military dead, most of whom gave their lives during the advance  of the U.S. Armed Forces into Germany. Their headstones are arranged in gentle arcs sweeping across a broad green […]

Haym Salomon

Haym Salomon was an American businessman and broker who was responsible for raising most of the money needed to finance the American Revolution. Salomon was born in Poland in 1740, the son of Jewish parents who fled Portugal to escape religious persecution. He migrated to New York in 1772 after an unsuccessful Polish struggle for […]

Stamp Act

The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. The new tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used. {taxation without representation} Not a single paper or document escaped this tax {even playing cards}. The money collected […]

Supreme Court

The Judiciary Act of 1789, establishing the Supreme Court of the United States, was passed on September 24, 1789 and signed by President George Washington. The Supreme Court was a tribunal of six justices who were to serve on the court until death or retirement. John Jay was nominated by President Washington to serve as […]

Florence Kling Harding

Florence Kling Harding was born in Marion, Ohio in  1860, the daughter of Amos  Kling, successful business man. Much like her strong willed father in temperament, she developed a self-reliance rare in girls of that area. When only nineteen, she eloped   with Henry De Wolfe, a neighbor. He proved to be a heavy drinker and […]

Page 1 of 8123Next ›Last »



Please call or email { 660.465.7016 or chris@memphisdemocrat.com } with questions about advertising or to start advertising with Memphis Democrat today!

$4.50 per column inch
$4.50 per column inch (Classified)
$0.08 each for pre-printed mailer inserts
$0.12 per word for text only Classifieds

$20 for One Spot Color
$50 for Full-Color Process


per month for text only business directory ad.

$25 per month small ad
$35 per month medium ad
$50 per month large ad
$75 per month skyscraper ad
$125 per month top banner ad
$135 per month top banner ad

MEDIUM (160×250)
LARGE (300X250)
SKYSCRAPER (160×500)
TOP BANNER AD (728×60)
BANNER AD (728×90)

small-ad-160x160md-ad-160x250lg-ad-300x250sky-ad-160x500top-ad-728x60 banner-ad-728x90

Your Name (required):

Your Email (required):

Ad Size:

Ad Content

If you have an image to include in your ad, browse to find the file.

Please enter the text you see in the field below, then click send.


Bb Server