Eugene Field House and Saint Louis Toy Museum, Saint Louis

Eugene Field House and Saint Louis Toy Museum, Saint Louis

The Eugene Field House and St. Louis Toy Museum is the place of birth of renowned American writer Eugene Field. On display here are personal objects of the writer himself and his father, Roswell Field. In 1853 Roswell Field was Scott's slaves' family attorney, when they appealed in federal court for their freedom. The refusal of the United States Supreme Court to treat Dred and Harriet as citizens is believed by many to be a factor that precipitated the Civil War. In the Field House & Museum can be seen the original restored furniture, photo exhibits, and a papercraft exhibition. The Museum also contains a vast collection of toys and dolls with the oldest dating back to 1790.

Operation Hours: Wednesday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm

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Sight Name: Eugene Field House and Saint Louis Toy Museum
Sight Location: Saint Louis, USA
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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