Missouri Bicentennial Statewide Ice Cream Social

August 10, 2021, marks the 200th anniversary of Missouri statehood and Missouri 2021 is encouraging communities across the state to commemorate the day with an ice cream social! Nothing brings people together like ice cream, and an ice cream social is a most appropriate way to celebrate Missouri, since the ice cream cone is the official state dessert! Look for an ice cream social near you!

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On August 10, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Greene County will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Missouri statehood with an ice cream social at the Greene County Historic Courthouse. Join the celebration, and stop by the State Historical Society of Missouri’s table to visit with archivists Kathleen Seale and Haley Frizzle-Green. Learn more about SHSMO resources, and get tips to help discover your history within the Society’s vast collections.