Courtesy of the Missouri Secretary of State
Bagnell Dam was completed and water began to back up forming the Lake of the Ozarks and covering towns like Linn Creek.
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.