Let’s go to Kirksville

Want to see something that was created 1,500 years ago, or listen to a centenarian who shares her passion for painting? What if you could grab a delicious locally sourced lunch from a pay-as-you-can café?


Mr. Pruitt’s Possum Town Photos

See this incredible collection of photographs of a segregated town and sharecroppers protesting in 1939. Photos also show Cropperville, a cooperative created to provide homes and farmland to tenant farmers who participated in the protest.


Genealogy Guide For Beginners

Interested in Genealogy? This Missouri man helps others recover their long-lost family history. He says a lot of information you find on Ancestry, Family Search, and other sites is poorly documented and often just plain wrong. 


Rock the Cabin this weekend

Rock the cabin this weekend at Sappington House this Saturday, Sept. 24, concert at Sappington Park at Crestwood.


New Population Center Still in Missouri

Just announced by U.S. Census Bureau: Population Center of the United States is now Hartville, MO.


The first free kindergarten in the country opens

On August 26, 1873, the first free kindergarten in the country opens in Carondelet. Susan Blow taught the children in the morning at the Des Peres School, while educating the teachers in the afternoon.


Stay in a 125-Year-Old Farmhouse

The Weber Farm has been in the family since 1892, and now you can book a reservation at the property.


Making It to the Middle

Immigrants in our history came for the same reasons they do today, but some things are different.


A Warrensburg Gem

Step backward in time at the McClure Archives and University Museum in Warrensburg.