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March 25, 1905: A teachers training college was founded at Maryville. Today it is called Northwest Missouri State University.
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.