The Landing After Hours: Robert Wells and the Missouri State Seal

5/1/2019 | Missouri State Museum | Jefferson City, MO

The Missouri General Assembly adopted the Great Seal of the State of Missouri on January 11, 1822, just months after Missouri obtained statehood.  Join historian Henry Gensky as he tells the story of Judge Robert William Wells, the designer of the seal, and the meaning behind the seal’s symbols. Click here to read the news release. 

For 2019, the Missouri State Museum's "Museum After Hours" program, held the first Wednesday of each month, moves to Jefferson Landing State Historic Site at 100 Jefferson Street. Doors to the Lohman Building will open at 6 p.m. and the program will start at 7 p.m.  Convenient parking is available in the lot next to the Lohman Building. 

Program time: 7 p.m.
Location: Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, 100 Jefferson Street

This event is one of many events Missouri State Parks is hosting in celebration of the National Park Trust's Kids to Parks Day! Click here for a complete list of events in Missouri state parks and historic sites throughout the state.

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Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs