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Esley Hamilton: Retires after 38 years as St. Louis Preservation Historian

by Cassie Kibens | Jul 16, 2015
Esley Hamilton is the "answer man" — the go-to guy when it comes to knowledge about the many facets of historic preservation.

The "answer man" has earned his title. For 38 years he has served as preservation historian for the St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department.

Hamilton, a resident of University City, retired as preservation historian after adding eight districts and 30 individual properties to the National Register of Historic Places and giving countless speeches about the importance of our historic homes and towns.

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Mr. Hamilton has been a member of SAH since 1973, and a member of the  SAH St. Louis/Missouri Valley Chapter. 

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