Happy Missouri Day!

Yesterday was National Missouri Day. . .

Happy National Missouri Day ! !

St. Louis:
Vintage Photo:  The Skyline of St. Louis the Illinois side of the Mississippi River from the Summer of 1989.

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Photo #1 taken with a tripod mounted Nikon FE camera through a Vivitar 70-150 zoom lens zoomed in at 150 mm, filter=polarizer, Aperture=2.8 f/stop, shutter-speed 1/8th second, loaded with Kodak ISO (ASA) 100 Color 135 Negative Film processed with C-41 Processing Chemicals, and a Type C Print using the RA-4 enlargement paper process, onto a 4X6″ semi-gloss print. Date – Summer 1989.

Gateway Arch:
Vintage Photo: The infamous Gateway to the Western Frontier is the landmark and St. Louis favorite, the Gateway Arch. Here is a photo from the Summer of 1989.

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Photo #2 aken with a tripod mounted Nikon FE camera through a Vivitar 70-150 zoom lens zoomed in at 150 mm, filter=polarizer, Aperture=2.8 f/stop, shutter-speed 1/8th second, loaded with Kodak ISO (ASA) 100 Color 135 Negative Film processed with C-41 Processing Chemicals, and a Type C Print using the RA-4 enlargement paper process, onto a 4X6″ semi-gloss print. Date – Summer 1989.

Historic Old Courthouse:
Vintage Photo: A photo of the landmark Historic Old Courthouse.

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Photo #3 taken with a Nikon EM camera through a Nikon 26 mm lens, filter=polarizer, Aperture=11 f/stop, shutter-speed 1/125th second, loaded with Konica ISO (ASA) 100 Color 135-20 Negative Film processed with C-41 Processing Chemicals, and a Type C Print using the RA-4 enlargement paper process, onto a 4X6″ semi-gloss print.

I am so sorry. The above photos are not up to my quality standards. This post was late due to trying to restore the photos, because they were damaged. I will be working on making new images from the original negatives over the next few months. I thank you for your understanding.

The History:
Origination:  Here is the critical information of the beginning Missouri.

Missouri Officially Adopted as a U.S. State, State Song, Admission Date & Missouri Flag
State Name Info
State Song
 Admission
Capital Flag Image
24th State. Missouri Territory (partial)
“Missouri Waltz” by Glenn Miller
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Some Great Missouri Sites  Here is a list of some some great places to visit while in  Missouri:

  • Gateway Arch
  • St. Louis Zoo
  • Silver Dollar City
  • Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum
  • Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
  • Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
  • Titanic Museum
  • Branson
  • Worlds of Fun
  • Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield
  • Lake of the Ozarks
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial
  • Ha Ha Tonka State Park
  • Onondaga Cave State Park
  • Meramec State Park
  • Talking Rocks Cavern
  • Roaring River State Park
  • Hermann Wine Trail
  • Busch Stadium
  • National Museum of Transportation
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Elephant Rocks State Park
  • J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain
  • Dogwood Canyon Nature Park

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2 thoughts on “Happy National Missouri Day! – 2023

  1. I have such great memories passing through Missouri when my children were small and it’s a great place to visit!!

  2. About 20 years ago I went to St Louis with the school band (my son is a drummer). And got to go to the top of the arch. It was very cool!

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