January 20, 1872

Governor B. Gratz Brown and his family become the first to occupy the new Governor’s Mansion.

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.

Photo by Americasroof of English Wikipedia