Here are some online resources from the Secretary of State‘s office about our state’s history- including a tour of the Hall of Famous Missourians and a Flickr account. The Missouri History Museum also has a Flickr account with great photos from Missouri history.
What else happened in American history in 1821?
• James Monroe was sworn in as the 5th President of the United States
• The United States takes possession of its newly bought territory of Florida from Spain
• Clara Barton, the first president of American Red Cross, was born