St. Louis: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Instântaneo)

St. Louis: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Instantaneo)The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is in St. Louis, Missouri, near the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
It was designated as a National Memorial on December 21, 1935.

The park was established to commemorate:

  • the Louisiana Purchase, and the subsequent westward movement of American explorers and pioneers;
  • the first civil government west of the Mississippi River;
  • the debate over slavery raised by the Dred Scott case.

Source: Wikipedia

 

 

 

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