ST. LOUIS, MO. November 12, 2012 – The State Historical Society of Missouri at Columbia established The Richard S. Brownlee Fund to honor its Director who served from 1960 to 1985. The Brownlee Fund annually grants funds to individuals and organizations for research, publications, and other projects that document the history of Missouri and its citizens.
Among Dr. Brownlee’s many contributions to the cause of Missouri history …... Read more >
U. S. Grant Trail Garners additional support
Driving Trail Tracks General’s Movements in North Missouri
HANNIBAL, MO. July 27, 2012 -Hannibal, the capital city of Missouri’s Mark Twain country, announced today that it was joining other communities in eastern Missouri in the U. S. Grant Trail™ tourism promotion program.
The famous author was born in Florida, Missouri, in 1835. His boyhood years in Hannibal inspir…... Read more >
On February 3, 2012, the city of Fulton, MO, announced that it has erected 14 markers that give direction and recognition to the Gray Ghost Trail. Fulton, which is part of the Callaway County community, is the second town along the trail to erect these directional signs. The markers offer a visual to attract the attention of local residents and travelers, leading them to various historic sites and interpretive panels through out Fulton. One su…... Read more >
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