The Eads Bridge in 1875

A Worker on the Eads Bridge Dies of The Bends: March 19, 1870

James Moran, born in Ireland, became one of the first documented people in history to die of decompression sickness, or the bends on this date in…

F5 Tornado Missouri

The Tri-State Tornado Breaks Out: March 18, 1925

The “Tri-State Tornado” struck Missouri, Illinois and Indiana. It killed 695 people and injured more than 2,000.

Jim Bridger

Jim Bridger is Born: March 17, 1804

Mountain man Jim Bridger was born on this date.

Hawthorn Missouri State Flower

The Hawthorn Becomes Missouri’s State Flower: March 16, 1923

The hawthorn was selected as our state flower on this date in 1923.

This Event Is For The Birders!

Here’s a free all-day birding camp for the entire family. Play “Guess Who” to identify our feathered friends. Pack a picnic or visit the restaurant…

The Ancient Bones at Mastodon State Historic Site

Seeing the history play out in the ancient bones and other artifacts at Mastodon State Historic Site is an eye-opening experience. Stop by the…

General Store Located outside of haha tonka state park in lake of the ozarks

Visit Caledonia

Beautiful scenery, colossal rocks, and fascinating history can be found in and around this tiny village.

KATY Trail

A Portion of the KATY Railroad is Completed: March 15, 1893

Work was completed on the KATY railroad between St. Charles and New Franklin. Now it is a beautiful bicycle trail all across the state.

Fulton Missouri

March 14, 1859

The city of Fulton was incorporated on this date in Missouri history.

Collaboration Creates Amazing Art

The artists of St. Louis’s Third Degree Glass Factory are joining creative forces with other artists in the area to create something completely…