All About Missouri
How Missouri Was Created
In 1803 the state we all know and love was born The-Show-Me-State! The-Show-Me-State. was discovered by its founders Father Jacque Marquette and Louis Joliet. At the time they didn't know they had found new land. They happened to be traveling at the time when the had found the new state. The-Show-Me-State became the 24 state August 10, 1821
Your probably wondering, "What in the world is The-Show-Me-State!?!" The-Show-State is a nickname for Missouri because people often did not believed that everything they was not true so people would show them the truth. Thats how Missouri got it's nickname.
There is soo much history here in Missouri. Here is just a few of the many historians some of them you might already know a lot about and some people are very new and you didn't know they had an important role in our community today.