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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Photo by Bill Motchan

From turtles to green spaces, the Glassbergs and Greensfelders left their love around St. Louis

Bill Motchan, Special For The Jewish LightPublished August 1, 2022

A half dozen large concrete turtles — and one snake — sit along Oakland Avenue south of the St. Louis Zoo. Turtle Park, which opened in 1996, was designed and sculpted by Bob Cassilly, the founder of downtown’s City Museum. Each turtle is identified...

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