Missouri bicentennial focus group plans Kansas City session

The State Historical Society of Missouri is spearheading plans for commemorating the 200th anniversary of Missouri's statehood in 2021 and looking for ideas.

Explore a preliminary website for the bicentennial

Explore a preliminary website for the bicentennial

To that end, a Bicentennial Focus Group will be held in Kansas City area on Thurs, April 9th from 2-4 pm at the Midwest Genealogy Center located at 3440 S. Lee's Summit Rd., Independence, MO 64055.

The purpose of the meeting is to share thoughts and ideas on how we will plan our state’s celebration.

Register for the meeting or share your celebration ideas at http://bit.ly/FocusGroupKC.

Other focus groups have been held in Columbia, Hannibal, Springfield and St. Louis.

As a special treat the Midwest Genealogical Center will provide a behind-the-scenes tour of their facilities after the meeting.

The Missouri General Assembly passed a resolution asking the State Historical Society to take the lead on coordinating the celebration.