Kansas City, Missouri
Culture, General, History, Library, Park
The Center is named in honor of Bruce R. Watkins, a political and social activist. Watkins was fueled by the need to recognize and preserve the varied contributions African-Americans made to the development of Kansas City. The center opened in December 1989 as the outgrowth of Watkins’ efforts. Construction of the Center was made possible through the work and contributions of the Bruce R. Watkins Fountain Inc., the Kansas City, Mo., Parks and Recreation Department, and the State of Missouri.
Lone Jack, Missouri
Archaeology, Cemetery, History, Historical Society, Military, Park
This site represents the impact of the Civil War on this nation's citizens as it exemplifies the national conflict as well as the deprivations and terror civilians in the Border Counties endured as renegade bands of guerillas and irregular Union troops preyed on them from 1854, when the Border War started and continued throughout the war years.
St Louis, Missouri
Cemetery, History, Historic House, Military, Park
Jefferson Barracks Heritage Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to provide the citizens of the United States of America a fitting National Patriotic Memorial Complex on the grounds of the Jefferson Barracks Historic District that will celebrate the American Citizen Soldier, Volunteer and Veteran. We will accomplish this through the restoration, preservation and development of this historic site, with its objective to be an enlightening education-centered setting and facility for our posterity.
Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Park, Science
The young boy known as the “Plant Doctor,” tended his secret garden while observing the day to day operations of a successful 19th century farm. Nature and nurture ultimately influenced George on his journey to becoming a renowned scientist of agriculture.
Art, Church, Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Park
The Lutheran Heritage Center and Museum complex was constructed in 2005. A state-of-the-art exhibit hall, reception area, and gift shop was integrated into the 1845 church building, commonly known as the "Old School", which served as the original museum. The Museum interprets the 1838-39 Saxon Lutheran immigration and the history of the seven original colonies in East Perry County, Missouri, the origins of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, and the regional German-American culture.
St James, Missouri
General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park
The Museum is located within the Maramec Spring Park. The Maramec Museum houses natural and cultural history exhibits. A twenty-one foot bluff, waterfall, and five-hundred gallon aquarium greets the visitors as they enter the museum. Once inside you will see a rain model with lightning, thunder, and a cool afternoon shower. Displays show the native wildlife in their natural habitats. History of the Iron Works is explained using working models and displays.
St Louis, Missouri
Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Park
Throughout construction, the Museum will remain open. Visitor entry and all parking will be to the north of the Museum, off Fine Arts Drive.