Water You Waiting For? Celebrate Fountain Day!

Fountains are sort of the ultimate water feature in many cities. Famous “coin collectors” include Chicago’s Buckingham Fountain, and London’s Trafalgar Fountain. But those have got nothing on the Missouri city celebrating Fountain Day on April 14.

April 17, 1892

On this date in Missouri history: Fountain Day begins in Kansas City, which ranks behind only Rome, Italy, in the number of fountains in one city.