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Missouri History Museum

Missouri History Museum


lat: 38.64514 long: -90.2858142

The Missouri History Museum, created and supported by the Missouri Historical Society, makes the stories of Missouri’s past visible and memorable.  The Missouri History Museum contains information about St. Louis’s history from its founding to the present and features family-friendly activities that teach kids about steamboats, life in Cahokia, and skyscrapers.  Learn about St. Louis’s 1904 World’s Fair and its legacy in a new exhibit that allows visitors to “relive the wonder” of the Fair.  The Museum also presents “Twilight Thursdays,” an outdoor concert series on the newly renovated North Plaza that showcases local musicians and bands.  Educational programs within the museum highlight the diverse population of St. Louis and make history accessible to visitors of all ages.  Admission to the museum is free.

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Trail of Tears Overlook

A breathtaking viewpoint overlooking the Trail of Tears State Park. Car access is available

lat: 37.4490937 long: -89.4764524
The Gateway Arch

lat: 38.6254157 long: -90.1881888
Fort Osage Historic Park

lat: 39.1864762 long: -94.1928602
Katy Trail Trailhead

lat: 38.9776 long: -92.56147
Front Loop

lat: 38.82679 long: -90.21614
LaBenite Park to Miami

lat: 39.16744 long: -94.39343
Arrow Rock

lat: 39.0685825 long: -92.9457706
Klondike to Mississippi River

lat: 38.58395 long: -90.81858
Lewis and Clark Nature Trail

lat: 38.77314 long: -90.4821
Jefferson Mounument

lat: 38.57877 long: -92.17348
Trail of Tears Memorial

Explore the Trail of Tears State Park to delve into a somber chapter in American history. Here, nine Cherokee Indian groups crossed the harsh winter Mississippi River in 1838-1839 during their forced relocation to Oklahoma.…

lat: 37.4439902 long: -89.468381
Trail of Tears Nature Trail

 Here, nine Cherokee Indian groups braved harsh winter conditions while crossing the Mississippi River in 1838-1839, marking a sorrowful chapter in American history. The park also has: shaded picnic sites, hiking and horse trails, opportunities to fish…

lat: 37.4388916 long: -89.480974
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