Courtesy of Dauvit Broun via Wikimedia Commons
August 12, 1816: On this day in Missouri history, Missouri's first Presbyterian church was organized near Potosi.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.