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    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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    The Missouri Department of Transportation will close the ramp from eastbound I-44 to Walnut this weekend. Crews will close the ramp (Exit 291B) into downtown at 9 a.m. Friday, July 25 so crews can remove the remainder of the old ramp from the Poplar St. More »

Places

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial includes the 630 foot tall masterpiece of modern design, the Gateway Arch; the Museum of Westward Expansion that interprets the history of the American West; and the nineteenth century Old Courthouse, site of the Dred Scott trial. Please click on the icons to the right to learn more.

 
The Old Courthouse and Gateway Arch
The Old Courthouse and Gateway Arch

Did You Know?

The Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was a gathering place for pioneers going west. It was also the site of several important nineteeth century trials which helped fuel major changes to the American way of life. To learn more about the Old Courthouse click here. More...