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Event: Struggle for Statehood Exhibit: Cape Girardeau – Showing December 2020 through January 2021

Date: Sunday, December 20, 2020 to Friday, January 29, 2021

Location: 538 Independence Street

Cost: Free


Exhibit panels include: Missouri’s First Peoples, Colonial Missouri, The Americanization of Missouri, Slavery Along the Mississippi, Living on the Edge of Statehood, How to Join the Union, The Rise of “The North” and Antislavery Politics, The Crisis in Public Opinion, Crisis in Congress and Compromise, Missouri’s First Elected Leaders, Missouri Constitutional Convention, Aftermath: The State the Union Couldn’t Swallow.