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The Cape Girardeau research center will be closed May 28-June 7.
The Springfield Research Center will be closed June 18-21.

To mark the 80th anniversary of the Allied invasion on the French coast in World War II, also known as D-Day, the State Historical Society of Missouri will feature a public program, examining how a Missouri railroad town took on the war. Journalist Bill Cloud reflects on his family-owned

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Looking for something to do over Memorial Day weekend? You can learn about and celebrate the rich culture of Missouri’s Indigenous peoples by attending “For the People Pow Wow” in Jefferson City on May 25 and 26. If you have been or never been to a pow wow, you’re in for a festive treat!

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The State Historical Society of Missouri is celebrating Partners in Education week with students from Locust Street Expressive Arts Elementary School in Columbia. SHSMO’s partner in education school is one of the oldest elementary schools in Columbia and was built in 1904. Today, the school

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John Robinson of Columbia drove every mile of every road on the Missouri state highway map in search of “the real America” beyond the interstate. Robinson discovered obscure places, forgotten facts, and interesting people along the way. A former director of Missouri Tourism, Robinson will

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