Courtesy of AbeEzekowitz
November 3, 1923: The magnificent Shrine Mosque was built in Springfield. It has been a cultural asset for the area ever since.
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.