By MICHAEL BUSHNELL
February 19, 2014
This Linen era advertising postcard showcases the famous Durand’s Restaurant in Platte Woods, Mo.
Platte Woods is not often thought of as a bastion of history given its largely rural setting and Northland location.
The larger portion of its development came in the 1930′s when Ernie Thompson envisioned the “Garden Spot of Platte County” and began to offer residential building lots.