September 14, 1916

The Daniel Boone Hotel was under construction just north of the University campus in Columbia.  This building, with its colorful history, is now the Columbia City Hall. 

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.