The William Henry Hatch monument in Hannibal was erected in 1914.
September 11, 1833: William Henry Hatch, Missouri’s Congressman and agricultural innovator, was born today.
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.