St. Charles History Talk: Lifting Missouri out of the Mud

5/17/2018 | First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site | St. Charles, MO

This lecture is part of the on-going St. Charles History Talks lecture series, presented by The Friends of the First Missouri State Capitol. Join Dr. Thomas Gubbels, associate professor of history at Lincoln University, will give a presentation on the Missouri highway system in the 20th century. Topics of this program include the creation of the Missouri State Highway Department and political resistance to road construction, as well as discussions of Missouri’s Centennial Road Law and the state’s role in the creation of Route 66 and the interstate highway system.

A $10 donation is suggested and includes a membership to the Friends of the First Missouri State Capitol.

For more information, please call the site at 636-940-3322. Click here to read the news release.

Program time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
200 South Main Street, St. Charles, MO | (636) 940-3322

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs