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Missouri- State patch


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Learn more about Missouri to earn this patch or read a LEA book.

FUN FACTS:
The Gateway Arch in St. Louis is the tallest man-made national monument in the United States. It is 630 feet wide at its base and stands 630 feet tall. Visitors ride a tram to the observation room at the top.

Missouri is home to more than 6,100 known caves. Missouri is known as “the cave state.”

Charles Lindbergh’s flight from Long Island to Paris May 20-21, 1927, took 33 and one half hours to complete and was the first nonstop solo transatlantic flight in history. Named The Spirit of St. Louis in recognition of the St. Louis, Missouri.

St. Louis, Missouri hosted the the first Olympic Games ever held in the United States.

At the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904, the ice cream cone was invented. An ice cream vendor ran out of cups and asked a waffle vendor to help by rolling up waffles to hold ice cream. Also introduced at the fair were cotton candy, iced tea, and Dr Pepper.

Big Spring, located in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways system, is the nation's largest single-outlet spring; one of the largest in the world.

Harry Truman was the only Missouri-born person to become the President of the United States.





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