Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Noah's Ark

My parents didn't go out to dinner too often when I was a kid, but one of their usual places to go when they did was Noah's Ark in St. Charles, Missouri.  I was always asleep by the time they got home, but I was always assured of finding swizzle stick giraffes to play with when I woke up in the morning.

I found this brochure for Noah's Ark at an estate sale last week.  I love the Noah's Ark mobile.  I also never knew it was a Motor Inn as well.

I always wanted to go with my parents, but they said kids weren't allowed.  Looking at the pictures below, I'm a little dubious.

Built in 1967, Noah's Ark enjoyed a profitable run until declining in the 1990's and closing in 2000.  It was torn down in 2007.  Todd over at Neatocoolville caught some pictures just before it was torn down.

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