St. Louis arch in the Flood of '93 in St. Louis

February 5, 1903

The House of Representatives approved a bill to move the state capitol back to St. Louis. The State Senate was also reported to be in favor of the move.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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