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Entered the Union: August 10, 1821 (24) Capital: Jefferson City
Origin of Name: Algonquian Indian word meaning "River of the Big Canoes"
State Nicknames: Show Me State • Gateway to the West • Home of the Blues
State Motto: Salus populi suprema lex esto
(The welfare of the people shall be the supreme law)
State Horse: Missouri Fox Trotter State Bird: Bluebird
State Animal: Mule State Flower: Hawthorn
State Song: “Missouri Waltz" State Tree: Dogwood
National Forest: 1 • State Parks: 48
Famous for: Branson Country Music Shows, Bass Pro Shops, St. Louis Gateway Arch
Famous Missourians: Burt Bacharach (Songwriter), Yogi Berra (Baseball), Bill Bradley (Basketball), George Washington Carver (Scientist), Walter Cronkite (TV newscaster), Walt Disney (Artist), T.S. Eliot (Poet), Redd Foxx (Comedian), Betty Grable (Actress), Jesse James (Outlaw), Scott Joplin (Composer), Pat Metheny (Jazz Guitarist), James C. Penney (Merchant), Marlin Perkins (TV host), Vincent Price • Dick Van Dyke • Dennis Weaver (Actors), Harry S. Truman (President), Mark Twain • Laura Ingalls Wilder (Authors)



Cape Girardeau Home Page

Cape Rock Park, Cape Girardeau

Ride through Cape Girardeau

Walk by The Wall of Fame in Cape Girardeau

The Landing Point RV Park, Cape Girardeau

Trip from Springfield, MO to Vandalia, IL

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