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Gary R. Kremer

Gary R. Kremer

Gary R. Kremer is the executive director of the State Historical Society of Missouri, which is in charge of coordinating Missouri’s bicentennial in 2021. Visit Missouri2021.org to learn more about the projects and events to commemorate Missouri’s 200th anniversary of statehood.

COMMENTARY

With the the state’s bicentennial approaching, what does it mean to be a Missourian?

By: - December 14, 2020

The year 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of statehood for Missouri — Aug. 10, to be exact. Almost seven years ago, the 97th Missouri General Assembly put the State Historical Society of Missouri in charge of planning statewide commemorations of the bicentennial. Since that time, we have visited Missourians in each county in the state, listening to how […]