Eight Statues in Missouri

Our statues help us understand our history, and ourselves.

Missouri Innovators Improve Daily Life For All

Meet two dozen innovators from Missouri's past and present.

Missouri Stories from the Santa Fe Trail

A seventh cousin of Kit Carson tells stories of the people on the Santa Fe Trail, which started in our state.

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.

Belle starr Fort Smith on a horse with a pistol

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.