The USS Missouri

Discover the history on the 75th anniversary of the Japanese surrender aboard the ship.


Go West to Discover Cape Girardeau

History comes to life in this unique Missouri river town..


Digging for Truth

Archaeological findings shape our understanding of the past.


7 Outlaw Women From Missouri

From the “Petticoated Terror of the Plains” Belle Starr to the fearless Bonnie Parker of America’s most notorious criminal couple, Missouri holds ties to more than its share of nefarious women.


Emily Newell Blair, Missouri’s Suffragette

100 years ago in August, women got the right to vote. This woman helped make that happen.


Ten Missouri Artworks

As a part of our bicentennial series, we show off ten artworks from Missouri artists that help us understand our state’s history.


Missouri’s Sacred Sites

What exactly makes a site sacred? Eight locations in Missouri provide answers to that question.


The Bicentennial Quilt Project

Bicentennial project tells the story of Missouri.