History Lecture
St. Charles History Talk:
Lifting Missouri Out Of The Mud
Saint Charles, Missouri

May, 2019


Location: First Missouri Capitol State Historic Site, 200-216 South Main Street, Saint Charles, MO

Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Times: 7 pm - 8 pm

Description: 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 Missouriís Centennial Road Law and the stateís 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 call 636-940-3322

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