24th State (August 10, 1821), the midwest U.S.
State Abbreviation: MO
Nickname: Show Me State
Origin of Name: Named after a tribe called Missouri Indians;
meaning "town of the large canoes"
Things to Know
began in Missouri in 1860.
Major Rivers: Current River,
, St. Francis River
(1884-1972), the 33rd president of the United States.
fact sheet on President Harry S. Truman
provides you with photos
and personal information.
A dancer, singer and actress from the early 1900's..
(1835-1910), better known as author Mark Twain.
Born a slave he later became one of America's greatest scientists.
(1901-1966) famous animator and cartoonist.
Jesse James (1847-1882), a notorious outlaw.
Things to Do
Missouri State Bird and State Flower Printable Color Page.
Before printing under File in Page Setup set margins to zero.
Things to Do-Other Sites
Print and do some fun brain teasers. Play online or print .
Sites to See
Numerous images of Missouri's beautiful wildflowers.
Facts and photos of the spiders that live in Missouri.
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial consists of the Gateway Arch,
the Museum of Westward Expansion, and St. Louis' Old Courthouse.
known as the "Gateway to the West."
Things To Do-Other Sites
Read about the Missouri State Quarter and print
out the color page.
Missouri State Flag