This Day in History: August 10, 1821
Missouri, the Show Me State
Welcome to Missouri, a land of fertile plains, rolling hills, well-watered prairies, historic rivers and a state rich in history and culture. Missouri was admitted to the United States as the 24th state on August 10, 1821 as part of the Missouri Compromise. The most widely recognized nickname for Missouri is The Show Me State.
Be like the Missourian believe what you see hiking along the trails in footsteps of history!