Originally built as the first national monument to Thomas Jefferson, the Missouri History Museum looks at the history of St. Louis from its founding in 1764 up to the present day. Featuring the 1904 World’s Fair, baseball history from the St. Louis Cardinals, and more!
Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty
Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence and called slavery an “abominable crime,” yet he was a lifelong slaveholder. This exhibition explores slavery at his plantation, and examines one of the most difficult topics in American history.
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