Courtesy of Fredlander via Wikimedia Commons
September 14, 1972: The towns of Wickes, Flamm City, Tenbrook, Maxwell, Beck, and Old Town Arnold merged to form the new city of Arnold.
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.