Preservation in the News — August 2020

August 2020

August 4
Missouri Railroad history is moving down the highway! Historic Mark Twain Zephyr train being restored.

August 4
Missouri Preservation’s Executive Director, Bill Hart, will be speaking about historic preservation advocacy on the next Virtual Cultural Heritage Workshop series hosted by the Missouri Humanities Council. Mark your calendars for September 3rd! Click here for more information and how to register.

August 11
Documentation of historic Osage and Gasconade farmhouses lost to the ’93 flood to be part of the Missouri Bicentennial Project. Read article.

August 13
Jackson to Survey City’s Historic Architecture

August 17
Historic Westphalia bridge, known as the Big Maries Bridge or the Pentecostal Bridge, collapses after a semi attempts to cross. The main span of the bridge was built in 1893 by the Kansas City Bridge Company, with the Pony Trusses added in 1902 by the Interstate Bridge Co.

Photo by James Baughn from Bridgehunter.com

August 20
The State Historical Society of Missouri announces a call for papers for its 2021 Missouri Conference on History.

August 26
Wyaconda Bridge available for adoption in Northeast Missouri

August 27
Electronic submission now available for Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program

August 30
Old McDonald County jail approved for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.