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May 01, 2019

Landing After Hours: Robert Wells and the Missouri State Seal

The Missouri General Assembly adopted the Great Seal of the State of Missouri on January 11, 1822, just months after Missouri obtained statehood. Join historian Henry Gensky as he tells the story of the Judge Robert William Wells, the designer of the seal, and the meaning behind the seal’s symbols.

For 2019, the Missouri State Museum's "Museum After Hours" program held the first Wednesday of each month moves to Jefferson Landing State Historic Site at 100 Jefferson St. Doors to the Lohman Building will open at 6 pm and the program will start at 7 pm. Convenient parking is available in the lot next to the Lohman Building.


Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, 100 Jefferson St.

Cost: Free

Contact: For more information, please call the Missouri State Museum at 573-751-2854

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