Did you know...
the 24th State, was admitted to the Union on August 10, 1821
The state tree is the flowering dogwood which blooms for about three weeks from mid-April to early May.
Known as the Cave State, Missouri has over 5,000 known caves.
Missouri Spelunkers Club
Missouri features more existing miles of Historic Route 66 than any other state. Pulaski County features more existing miles than any other county in this state.
Rte 66 Association of MO
Route 66 Enthusiast Site
(or infamous) Missourians include:
John J. Pershing
Fred Bird :-)
Mark McGwire (seasonal)