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Missouri became the 24th state to join the United States on August 10, 1821. The capital city is Jefferson City. The highest point is Taum Sauk Mountain at 1,772 feet.
Road Trip 2013 - Day 18 - June 28 - Gateway Arch - St. Louis, MO (Previous 2013 Road Trip posts: Indiana Dunes, De Immigrant, Amana Colonies, Des Moines, Madison County Roads, Bridges of Madison County, White Pole Road, Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, Golden Spike Tower & Union Pacific's Bailey Rail Yard, Loveland Pass, The Resting Day at Powderhorn, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Cimarron, Colorado National Monument, Fruita Rodeo, Grand Mesa, Arches National Park, Grand Junction, Grand Mesa Creek, Arches National Park Add-On, Canyonlands National Park, The Little Big Moments of Road Tripping, Mesa Verde National Park, Santa Fe, Santa Fe Train Depot, Pecos National Historical Park, Route 66 Part I, Santa Rosa, NM, Route 66 Part II, Santa Rosa, NM, Route 66 Part III, Tucumcari, Route 66 Part IV: Cadillac Ranch, Route 66 Part V: Bug Ranch), Route 66 Part VI: Conoco & Magnolia, Moore, OK after the 2013 Tornado, Route 66 Part VII - Catoosa, OK, Route 66 Part VIII - Largest Totem Pole, Route 66 Part IX - Galena, Kansas, Gateway Arch
Let's bring this one home. After 18 days on the road it's time for the last stop. Five years ago, it was still called the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Now, it goes by the Gateway Arch National Park. And of course, the arch is definitely the main attraction, whether viewed from down below or visited high up by the special tram.
Gateway Arch Park in St. Louis, Missouri
Gateway Arch Rising High, St. Louis, Missouri
Enjoy The Beauty That Surrounds You! (#etbtsy)
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