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Old 09-29-2016, 12:05 AM
 
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The first Walmart store in Missouri opened in Sikeston in 1968.


Arcadia Valley Fall Mountain Music Festival in Ironton has the longest continuing parade in Missouri that started in 1929.



TV Stations In Missouri

Missouri Television Stations - Station Index


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...ns_in_Missouri


Missouri Television Stations



Jim Bannon (1911-1984)
Kansas city,Missouri
Actor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Bannon



X Brands (1927-2000)
Kansas city,Missouri
Actor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Brands
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Old 09-30-2016, 12:05 AM
 
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The longest home run hit at Busch Stadium in St.Louis was 469 feet by Matt Holliday on 7-20-12.

The longest home run hit at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City was 489 feet by Mike Trout on 6-27-14.



The founder of Jiffy Lube, Ed Washburn, grew up in Missouri.


Ann Baker (1931-)
Sedalia,Missouri
Actress " Meet Corliss Archer "


Anna Dewey (1880-1967)
Missouri
Actress " East Of Eden "



The Largest Medical Malpractice Lawsuit In Missouri History.

https://www.medmalfirm.com/missouri-...ce-settlement/
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Old 10-01-2016, 12:05 AM
 
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The Missouri Quarter

Missouri 50 State Quarter



The Missouri National Guard began in 1808.



Mary Margaret Truman (1924-2008)
Singer,Writer

Margaret Truman - Historic Missourians - The State Historical Society of Missouri



The Weston Brewing Company

Weston Brewing Company | Weston, Missouri



Lolita Lindsay (1925-1998)
St.Louis,Missouri
Actress " The Lodger "


Lizanne Truex (1931-2013)
Kansas City,Missouri
Actress " Oklahoma "


25 Words That Mean Something Different In Missouri

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Old 10-02-2016, 02:32 AM
 
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Claude Gillingwater (1870-1939)
Louisiana,Missouri
Actor " The Captain Hates The Sea "

Lottie Briscoe (1870-1950)
St.Louis,Missouri
Actress " The Life Line "

Isabelle Evesson (1870-1914)
St.Louis,Missouri
Actress " The Girl And The Bachelor "

Joseph Graybill (1887-1913)
Kansas City,Missouri
Actor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Graybill


TOOL COMPANIES

Mound Tool
St.Louis,Missouri

Mound Tool- Professional Butcher Tools


Wilde Tool Company
Kansas City,Missouri

Wilde Tool Company



Thiel Tool & Engineering Co
St.Louis,Missouri

Thiel Tool and Engineering Company - History



The Buffum Tool Company
Louisiana,Missouri
This company's logo was the swastika, almost 40 years before the Nazis used it.

USA: The Buffum Tool Company - Pro-Swastika
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Old 10-03-2016, 12:05 AM
 
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At 1:06 CDT on August 21, 2017, Missourians will get to see a total solar eclipse, not too many folks saw the last one back in 1979 because it was only visible in 5 states.


There were 75,360 births in Missouri in 2014.


Twinkies were invented in Schiller Park,Illinois by James Alexander Dewar and he got the idea for the name from a St.Louis billboard advertising ' Twinkle Toe Shoes."


George Ovey (1870-1951)
Trenton,Missouri
Actor " Alice In Wonderland " 1933



Jim Howe
Tums

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tums



Wrought Iron Range Company
St.Louis,Missouri
They made pot bellied stoves

Wrought Iron Range Co. - The Cast Iron Collector: Information for The Vintage Cookware Enthusiast



M.G.CO
Glass company that made bottles and jars in the 1800s.

M.G.CO. mark on antique bottles (Mississippi Glass Company)
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Old 10-04-2016, 12:05 AM
 
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At 220 feet in depth, Table Rock Lake near Branson is the deepest known lake in Missouri.

Blue Pond,in Bollinger County, is the deepest natural pond in Missouri with an explored depth of 66 feet.


The Empire Roller Rink in Columbia,Missouri, started in 1938 and is the oldest family owned roller rink in Missouri, maybe even the whole country.


Barrett Whitelaw (1890-1947)
Cape Girardeau,Missouri
Actor " The Razor's Edge "


Harry Holman (1862-1947)
Conway,Missouri
Actor " Meet John Doe "


History Of the 6th Missouri Volunteer Infantry During The Spanish American War

6th Missouri
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Old 10-05-2016, 12:05 AM
 
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On February 11, 1901, The St.Louis Post Dispatch introduced a front page feature called the " Weatherbird ", a cartoon bird accompanying the daily weather forecast. " Weatherbird " is the oldest continuous cartoon in the United States. It was created by Harry B.Martin.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weatherbird



In 1877, Albert Burgess became the first African American lawyer to open a law practice in St.Louis.


In 1910, St.Louis citizens elected Charles Turbin as St.Louis Constable, he was the first African American candidate elected to public office in Missouri.


Walter Farmer was the first African American to serve in a judicial capacity in Missouri when he was appointed special judge in the St.Louis Municipal Court in 1900.


Mrs.Priestly Morrison (1874-1942)
Clay County,Missouri
Actress " Uncle Tom's Cabin "


Jean Temple (1886-1942)
Missouri
Actress " Son Of Tarzan " 1920



Lynne Overman (1887-1943)
Maryville,Missouri
Actor " Edison,The Man "
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Old 10-06-2016, 12:05 AM
 
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Frank L. Sommer
The saltine cracker (1876)
St.Joseph,Missouri

The Cracker's Cradle - MissouriLife.com



Ethel Loreen Greer (1895-1943)
Missouri
Actress " Road To Zanzibar "


List Of Federal Courthouses In Missouri

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...es_in_Missouri



Fannie Ward (1871-1952)
St.Louis,Missouri
Actress " The Yellow Ticket "


Missouri Bellwether

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_bellwether


Robert A O'Neill (1911-1951)
St.Louis,Missouri
Actor " Young Man With A Horn "


Blanch Bayliss (1878-1951)
Lexington,Missouri
Actress " Miss Jerry " 1894
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George C. Hale (1850-1923)
Kansas City,Missouri
He was a firefighter who invented the firemen's suspenders and other equipment.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_C._Hale



Virginia Kirtley (1888-1956)
Bowling Green,Missouri
Actress " The Midnight Adventure "


James Fergason (1934-2008)
Wakenda,Missouri
(LCD) held over 100 patents.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Fergason



Post Park (1899-1955)
Park Grove,Missouri
Actor " She Wore A Yellow Ribbon "


Grace La Rue (1880-1956)
Kansas City,Missouri
Actress " She Done Him Wrong "


HISTORIC MISSOURI MOTELS


Boots Court Motel
Carthage,Missouri

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boots_Court_Motel



Munger-Moss Motel
Lebanon,Missouri

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Munger-Moss_Motel



Wagon Wheel Motel (oldest motel on route 66)
Cuba,Missouri

The Wagon Wheel Motel on Route 66 in Cuba, Missouri



Coral Court Motel
St.Louis,Missouri

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coral_Court_Motel
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Old 10-08-2016, 12:05 AM
 
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From 1963 to 2003, Missouri's institutions and individuals have been awarded more than 27,000 patents for their innovations and inventions.


The Burger Kings

http://www.missourilife.com/food/the-buger-kings/


Fletcher Davis & The Hamburger

Uncle Fletcher Davis - Home

World's Fair - Uncle Fletcher Davis



Henry Tibbe & The Missouri Meerschaum Pipe

https://dutchpipesmoker.wordpress.co...-corncob-pipe/



Harry E Perrigo & His Perpetual Motion Device

In the 1910s and 1920s, Harry Perrigo of Kansas City,Missouri, a graduate of MIT, claimed development of a free energy device. Perrigo claimed the energy source was " From thin air " or from aether waves. He demonstrated the device before the Congress of the United States on December 15, 1917. Perrigo had a pending application for the " Improvement in method and apparatus for accumulating and transforming ether electric energy." Investigators report that his device contained a hidden motor battery.
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Edythe Sterling (1886-1962)
Kansas city,Missouri
Actress " Crimson gold "


Franklin Parker (1902-1962)
Fillmore,Missouri
Actor " The Spirit Of West Point "
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