Oscar Wilde Lectures in St. Louis: February 25, 1882


Public Domain/New York Public Library • The venue at which Oscar Wilde spoke as…

Laclede County is Established: February 24, 1849


Missouri State Parks Laclede County, located in south-central Missouri, was…

Attend a Cosmic Concert


Let the power of music lead you through the universe. A creatively themed…

Have a Ball: Missouri’s Big Balls of String


Missouri has three giant balls of string, and none actually hold the world…

Civil War History at the Battle of Carthage State Historic Site.


More than 1,100 Civil War battles were fought in Missouri. Our state parks…

Vance Randolph is Born: February 23, 1892


University of Arkansas Vance Randolph, an influential American folklorist and…

Washington University Receives its Charter: February 22, 1853


Public Domain The charter for Washington University was passed by the Missouri…

Cheers to the Brew Fest!


Raise a glass and toast this Ozark town that is hosting a Brew Fest as a…

Take Off On An Impromptu Adventure


It is time to shake off the winter blues. We found four great places to go see…

See Our German Heritage at Deutschheim State Historic Site


Visit the Pommer-Gentner house and the Strehly house at this State Historic…