I-44 Ramp at Walnut St. to Close This Weekend
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 »
Private Robert Frazer
P.S. I was not supposed to be part of the permanent party to the Pacific Ocean, but Moses Reed was kicked out of the Corps and I was given the chance to go. I kept a journal of the trip, and received permission from the captains to publish it, but for some reason it has been lost to history. A map I made of the voyage has survived. I settled in Franklin County, Missouri and died in 1837.
Did You Know?
The Lewis and Clark expedition sent back animals to President Jefferson from Ft. Mandan. Four magpies, a prairie dog, and a sharptailed grouse were sent back with Corporal Warfington. Unfortunately, only the prairie dog and one magpie survived the arduous journey. Learn more about the journey here. More...