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St. Louis Skyline Night
August 26, 1873: The first public kindergarten was established by the St. Louis School Board.
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.