April 1, 1912

Branson was incorporated on this date.


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March 31, 1919

People across the state were protesting prohibition. A crowd of 10,000 assembled at the St. Louis Coliseum.


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Missouri’s Native Flowering Trees

Watch for our native blooming trees this spring, and work them into your landscapes.


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March 30, 1945

Missouri's present Constitution became effective. It is our fourth.


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March 30, 1927


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March 27, 1848

This is the birthday of Virginia Alice Cottey Stockard. She taught at Central Female College in Lexington then founded Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri. She served for decades…


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March 26, 1870

On this day, Lemma Barkaloo was admitted to the Missouri Bar and became the first woman to practice law in the state. However, she died a few months later from of typhoid fever. 


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March 25, 1905

A teachers training college was founded at Maryville. Today it is called Northwest Missouri State University.


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March 24, 1911

Legislation was signed and bond issues awarded on this day for the building of our present Capitol Building.


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March 23, 1903

Automobile license plates came to Missouri on this day. The same legislation set a state speed limit of nine miles per hour and required automobiles to sound a horn or a bell…


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