Preservation in the News — July

July 2020

We know not everyone is on social media where we frequently share news stories so starting this month, we’ll be posting the same links here to our website!


July 1
Enjoy the beauty of historic buildings at your own pace in a socially distanced walking tour of Downtown Chillicothe! Historic Downtown Walking Tour in Chillicothe Includes 23 Buildings


July 6
Historic Mill Site Park Preparing for Moscow Mills’ Bicentennial


July 7 (archived post pulled from June 9, 1994)
Home Town Preservationist: Jeannine Schuenemeyer and her love for Scott County History


July 7
Carolee Hazlet, Historic Preservation Commission member and Missouri Preservation board member, advocates for preservation of the former Moberly Junior High School building.
City Takes Over Old Moberly Junior High Building


July 9
Stir crazy during the pandemic? How about a lovely drive? When it comes to history and local travel, our board member James Baughn with the Southeast Missourian always delivers! Photo of Old Appleton Bridge by James Baughn


July 10
Guided History Walking Tours Offered by Missouri Historical Society in St. Louis


July 13
Missouri Film Office Seeks Rural Areas for Film Shoots


July 14
Missouri State Parks Announces 2021 Round for Historic Preservation Fund Grants


July 15
Historic Theater Building in Missouri Collapses After Storms


July 15
Upcoming Downtown Organization to Focus on Revitalization in St. Joseph!



July 22
Coming: Restoration of the Historic Concourse Colonnade in Kansas City

Colonnade Restoration on the Horizon

Photo from Kansas City Parks


July 25
Project Moves Forward. Commemorating the Plank Road, which connected Ste. Genevieve, Missouri’s oldest non-native city, with the mineral area.


July 27
Miller County Bridge Approved for Nomination to National Register of Historic Places


National News

July 22
Congress Passes Great American Outdoors Act, Move’s to Trump’s Desk. Headed to the President’s desk, the Great American Outdoors Act would benefit natural resources, national parks and historic sites.

July 30
10 Ways to Research Your Home’s History with the National Trust