The Bicentennial Bridge connects to a 30-acre parkland north of the Union Pacific Railroad, expanding Capitol tourism and providing access to the new park on a strip of land along the Missouri River known as Adrian’s Island.
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Missouri was approved for statehood on August 10, 1821. It was the 24th state admitted to the union.
"We were excited when the Bicentennial Commission told us they wanted to fund the renovation of the gate as a lasting project on the fairgrounds to commemorate the 200th year of our state."
"No matter whether you live in a big city or you live in the country, everything within the borders of Missouri is what makes us who we are."
This 13-hour recording, produced by the Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library, is the first audio version to be created in the history of the state.
The capital city kicked off its celebration of 200 years of statehood with the dedication of the Bicentennial Bridge Monday afternoon.
"After all this work, you just hope you’ve done what you can to put on the best event with the things that people want to see and experience."
"Sedalia is ready to welcome fairgoers back to celebrate agriculture, family fun, and Missouri’s bicentennial."
The capital city is gearing up to celebrate Missouri’s bicentennial next week with a series of events commemorating the milestone.
The resolution celebrates notable Missourians and recognizes Missouri’s significant contributions to science, entertainment, technology, sports, and agriculture.
“We have a lot of things planned and we’re excited about all the things that they’re bringing and the chance to be a part of the state’s celebration.”