Courtesy of Missouri Division of Tourism
Old Courthouse St. Louis
July 18, 1878: On this momentous day, St. Louis City separated from St. Louis County.
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.