©1995, Meramec Highlands Books. 2005 Indexed version
213 pages, with photos and period illustrations, contents fully referenced and indexed. See a newspaper article on the book's initial release.
Awarded Kemper Local History Award in 1997 by the Kirkwood Historical Society, 1993 development grant from the Historical Society of Missouri.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 -- St. Louis in the 1890s, A Context for Meramec Highlands: St. Louis'
Only Exclusive Health Resort
2 -- Marcus Bernheimer: Founder of the Meramec Highlands
3 -- Sunset Hill Electric Light, Water and Power Company
4 -- Rock of Ages: The Meramec Highlands Quarry
5 -- Meramec Highlands Inn and Cottages
6 -- Meramec Highlands Depot
7 -- Meramec Highlands Frisco Tunnel
8 -- Curative Waters of the Meramec Highlands
9 -- Meramec Highlands Store
10 - Postmark: Meramec Highlands
11 - School in the Meramec Highlands
12 - Meramec Highlands Sunday School Chapel
13 - Meramec River Amusements
14 - Meramec Highlands Streetcar Loop
15 - The Competition: Eden Park
16 - The Intoxicating Highlands
17 - Osage Hills to Greenbriar Hills
18 - Bibliography & Index