At the request of the Moniteau County Commission, the Moniteau County Historical Society has agreed to lead the county's participation in Missouri's Bicentennial.
Aug. 18, 2021, will mark the 200th anniversary of Missouri's entry into the United States as the 24th state.
A number of statewide events will lead up to the celebration. One of those events involves a traveling exhibit titled "Struggle for Statehood" started in February and will travel to different counties until December 2021.
The State Historical Society will offer guidance and direction to a statewide effort to promote and celebrate the state of Missouri's rich and complex history.
As part of the Bicentennial celebration, each Missouri county has been assigned a number of projects. Three of the projects are:
For more information, call 573-690-9363.