The Eugene Field House was our January Jeans BeCause recipient. The Eugene Field House & St. Louis Toy Museum was the boyhood home of Eugene Field, who is beloved to this day as the “Children’s Poet” and widely known as the “Father of the Personal Newspaper Column”.
Eugene Field was born in St. Louis at 634 South Broadway, on September 2, 1850. His father, Roswell Martin Field, was a well-known attorney.
In 1853 Roswell served as the attorney for the ...Continue Reading →