First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site


Location:In the Saint Charles Historic District in Saint Charles County (5th Street exit north off I-70, then right on Booneslick and left on Main Street).
Facilities:Historic site, interpretive center.
Activities:Tours.
Special Features:Missouri's first legislators met in this restored Federal-style row building to reorganize Missouri's territorial government into a state system. Sessions were held June 4, 1821, through October 1, 1826, when the new capitol in Jefferson City became ready for use. Governmental chambers, two residences, a general store, and a carpenter shop have been restored to their 1820s appearance.
Address:200-216 S Main St
Saint Charles, MO 63301

Phone:800-334-6946
Fax:636-940-3324
Phone:800-334-6946
Web: www.mostateparks.com/firstcapitol.htm
Size: 0.66 acres.

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