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Most Interesting Facts about the State of Missouri

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One of the nation's most deadly tornadoes hit in Joplin MO in May, 2011 Report Abuse
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Missouri is home to the most famous outlaws-Jesse and Frank James Report Abuse
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The 1904 Olympics were held in St. Louis Report Abuse
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Missouri is home to the starting point of the Pony Express-St. Joseph, MO Report Abuse
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Kansas City, MO has more fountains than any other city in the country Report Abuse
Comes in second only to Rome in the entire world
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24th State of the Union Report Abuse
was allowed into the union to keep slave/non-slave states even
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Two of its three capitol buildings in Jefferson City have burned Report Abuse
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Sate song: Missouri Waltz Report Abuse
A favorite of Mo's only president, Harry S. Truman
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Missouri is home to one of the top three tourists destinations in the world-Branson, MO Report Abuse
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Missouri bacame the first slave state to free its slaves in 1865 Report Abuse
What could be more note-worthy
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The ice cream cone was invented at the World's Fair in St. Louis in 1904 Report Abuse
Ice cream cones AND tea-makes Missouri a vital state
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Iced tea was invented at the World's Fair in St. Louis in 1904 Report Abuse
Where would we be without iced tea???
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eminem was born is mo Report Abuse
it just should
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Missouri was part of the Louisianna Purchase Report Abuse
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Joplin, Mo was the sight of one of the most famous shoot-outs with Bonnie and Clyde Report Abuse
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Missouri is named for a tribe of Indians Report Abuse
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Missouri is known as the cave state Report Abuse
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Mass grave of plague victims underneath the present day rail road station Report Abuse
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The most powerful earthquake in US history was centered in New Madrid, MO Report Abuse
Changed the course of major waterways
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Bordered by 8 states Report Abuse
Tennessee is the only other state that can make that claim
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what states
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Missouri is home to one of America's most beloved authors, Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) Report Abuse
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Missouri is home to one of the greatest pieces of architecture in the world-the St. Louis Arch Report Abuse
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