Greetings From Missouri, custom
postcard by Legends
Missouri is rich in history and culture.
American Indian warriors, such as the
and famous pioneers, such as
Lewis and Clark, were drawn to the vast
waterways of the Mississippi and
Rivers and the abundant land and wildlife.
In the first half of the 1800’s, Missouri's
history was rich with the Santa Fe, Oregon and
Trails threading through Kansas City and
Independence. In the second
half of the nineteenth century,
saw many struggles as it moved from a pro-slavery state
to a Union State, experiencing armed conflict and guerrilla-raids.
Missouri offers stunning scenery in its rolling hills, winding
rivers, and limestone bluffs.
Explore Missouri's many underground caves, enjoy white water rapids, fish in
its numerous streams and lakes, and visit its many small towns that
abound with charm and friendly people.
This is a just a little of what the state has to offer.
Enjoy your travels in
welcome to the Legends of the Show Me State.
Kathy R. Weiser
Beautiful Fall Foliage along Highway MO19 near
October, 2004, Kathy Weiser.
Flag - Centered on
red, white and blue fields is the Missouri state seal. It is encircled by
a blue band with twenty-four stars representing the number of states in
1821. The stars in the inner circle have the same meaning. Two huge
grizzly bears support the circular shield in the center which has three
The motto "United We Stand, Divided we Fall"
The right section representing the United
The left section containing a moon
representing a new state and a grizzly bear standing for courage.
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Welcome to Missouri Legends
Berry - A Little Known Outlaw From Missouri
Lebanon - Ozark Hills & Farms
Bleeding Kansas & the Missouri Border War
- From Hillbillies to State of the Art
America's Maple Leaf City
Drive Scenic Byway
Control Missouri Campaign of the Civil War
Discovery - The Lewis & Clark Expedition
Promenade & the Hornet Spook Light
Missouri Bald Knobbers
Fort Belle Fontaine - The First Fort of the
Fort Davidson and the
Battle of Pilot Knob
Fort Osage Trading
Cape Girardeau Forts
and the Battle of Cape Girardeau
General "Jo" Shelby and His Great Raid through Missouri
Washington Carver - Scientist, Educator, Inventor
Ghost Town Stretch in Southwest Missouri
James - Hero or Cold Killer
Tonka State Park
Elms Hotel in Excelsior Springs
Historic Playgrounds on the Meramec River
How The Crime Was Revealed - A Missouri Legend
Independence - Queen City of the Trails
Joplin - Lead
The Kansas City Massacre
Trails Through the Ozarks
The Mississippi River and
Expansion of America
Facts & Trivia
Missouri Ghost Towns
Missouri Forts of the Old West
Onwards To Cuba
- Vineyard Country
Osceola - Surviving All
Burning of Osceola - Newspaper
Trail - Pathway to the West
Gateway to the Ozarks
Phoebe Couzins - Lady Law
Express - Fasted Mail Across the West
Pony Express Stations