Courtesy of the Missouri Division of Tourism
Downtown Kansas City
February 4, 1850: The “Town of Kansas” was incorporated in Missouri on this day. Today, we known it as Kansas City.
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.