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Missouri “Must-See”   ミズーリ州の簡単な紹介  


Missouri Map +              ミズーリ州の地図等


10384 151102  MLB Postseason | MLB.com
Kansas City Royals rally to win World Series - CNN.com
Kansas City Royals beat New York Mets to win the World Series
Postseason History MLB.com
List of World Series champions - Wikipedia


Arrow Rock 1)

Branson 2, 3)  “The Live Music Show Capital of the World”  ---  Branson is well-known for its entertainment as well as its many attractions, for example, Shoji Tabuchi Theatre 4)  (S. Tabuchi is a Japanese musician、もともと日本から来た、人気のあるエンターテイナー)
Silver Dollar City (Ozark Mountains-themed amusement park) & Celebration City

7987 141215  The Best Neighborhoods to See Holiday Lights in 2014 - via @Redfin  Christin Camacho, 12/10/2014
Top five neighborhoods in the U.S. for 2014:  1. Dyker Heights – Brooklyn, NY, 2. “Christmas Town” – McAdenville, NC, 3. Interlochen – Arlington, TX, 4. “Miracle on 34th Street” – Baltimore, MD, 5. Peacock Lane – Portland, OR
These Off-the-Beaten-Path Holiday Light Displays Will Blow Your Mind  Yahoo Travel, Leah Ginsberg, 12/09/2014
Brooklyn, N.Y., Clifton Mill, Ohio, Louisville, Ky., McAdenville, N.C., Richmond, Va., Portland, Ore., Bernville, Pa., Newport Beach, Calif., Branson, Mo., Baltimore, M.D., San Antonio, Texas
Christmas  |  America, States & D.C.

The Gateway Arch 1, 2), St. Louis    Since 1764, when fur traders set up a trading post in St. Louis, where the Missouri River meets the Mississippi River, St. Louis has been the Gateway to the West 5)    St. Louis市は、大きなMissouri 川が、 大きなMississippi川に合流する所です。西海岸への有名なLewis & Clark Expedition は、St. Louis市から始まりました(1804)。 

Hannibal 1) – Mark Twain’s childhood hometown   Mark Twin Boyhood Home & Museum
National Tom Sawyer Days 6)    4th of July weekend

Kaleidoscope 2), Kansas City ---  art studio for children created by Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Lake of the Ozarks 1), southwest of Jefferson City
Ozarks Caverns 8)
    

Mark Twain National Forest 1), Rolla

The Magic House 2), St. Louis

Meramec Caverns 1), Stanton

St. Louis Zoo 2)


Brief History 1)
Lewis & Clark Expedition from St. Louis to the Pacific (1804-) | Pony Express service from St. Joseph, MO to Sacramento, CA (1860) | St. Louis World’s Fair (1904, ice-cream cone (see our
ice-cream cone photos) was introduced) アイスクリームコーンは、St. Louis ワールドフェヤーで誕生 |
 
New state west of the Mississippi - Aug 10, 1821 - HISTORY.com
Missouri
Missouri - Wikipedia
Presidents:    James Monroe    #5 

Famous People 1)
Dale Carnegie, George Washington Carver, Jesse James (See our
Jesse James photos), Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, Joseph Pulitzer (Pulitzer Prize), Harry S. Truman, Mark Twain, who was born “Samuel Langhorne Clemens” in Missouri, and more. Click here for more famous people in Missouri.

10507 151201  November 30, 1835     Happy birthday Mark Twain!
Mark Twain | Edison Film | Digitally Restored - YouTube
Mark Twain's Voice - YouTube
Mini BIO - Mark Twain - YouTube
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer - YouTube
"Tom Sawyer" (fence-painting) - Snow Sculpture from the 2011 St. Paul Winter Carnival 
7894 141130  November 30, 1835  Happy birthday Mark Twain!
Happy Birthday Mark Twain! | West Hartford, CT Patch  Bill Maune, 11/30/2014
Mark Twain Biography
Mark Twain - Wikipedia 
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel".
Mark Twain Quotes - BrainyQuote
Mark Twain House - Wikipedia  The Mark Twain House and Museum, Hartford, Connecticut

Welcome to the Mark Twain House & Museum - Home
Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum  Hannibal, Missouri
Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum - Wikipedia

born January 10, 1843    Frank James
Outlaw Frank James born in Missouri - Jan 10, 1843 - HISTORY.com

Jesse James Leads James-Younger Gang Video - Westward Expansion - HISTORY.com
Frank James - Wikipedia  Alexander Franklin "Frank" James, January 10, 1843 – February 18, 1915, a Confederate soldier, guerrilla, and outlaw. He was the older brother of outlaw Jesse James and was also part of the James–Younger Gang. ...
The Defeat of Jesse James Days Celebration, Northfield, MN  
Missouri

born September 5, 1847    Jesse James 
Biography.com  Jesse James
Jesse James: THE REAL STORY (OLD WILD WEST OUTLAW HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) - YouTube
Jesse James - Wikipedia 
September 5, 1847 - April 3, 1882, an American outlaw, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer from the state of Missouri and the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang.
The Defeat of Jesse James Days Celebration, Northfield, MN 
Missouri 


born November 21, 1860    Tom Horn       
Tom Horn is born in Missouri - Nov 21, 1860 - HISTORY.com
Tom Horn the Tracker Hunts Humans Gunslingers - YouTube
Tom Horn - Wikipedia
Missouri

Outlaws, Gunslingers, and Lawmen 

born March 19, 1864    Charlie Russell 
Artist Charlie Russell born - Mar 19, 1864 - HISTORY.com
Favorite Artists: Charles Russell - YouTube
Charles Marion Russell - Wikipedia 
Charles Marion Russell, March 19, 1864 – October 24, 1926, also known as C. M. Russell, Charlie Russell, and "Kid" Russell, was an artist of the Old American West. Russell created more than 2,000 paintings of cowboys, Indians, and landscapes set in the Western United States and in Alberta, Canada, in addition to bronze sculptures. Known as 'the cowboy artist', Russell was also a storyteller and author.
Missouri  |  Art  |  Old West (Wild West, or American frontier)  |  Minnesota American Indian Festival  |  Native Americans


born September 16, 1875    J.C. Penney
J.C. Penney - Philanthropist - Biography.com
Almanac: J.C. Penney's first store - YouTube
James Cash Penney - Wikipedia 
September 16, 1875 – February 12, 1971, an American businessman and entrepreneur who founded the J. C. Penney stores in 1902.
J. C. Penney - Wikipedia Company
Missouri  |  Wyoming
Ellen Addresses Her JCPenney Critics - YouTube


born May 8, 1884    Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman - U.S. President - Biography.com
Harry S. Truman | whitehouse.gov

Harry S. Truman - Wikipedia  May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972, 33rd President of the United States (1945–53), an American politician of the Democratic Party. ...
Missouri

Presidents:    Harry S. Truman    #33

born November 24, 1888    Dale Carnegie
Dale Carnegie - Author - Biography.com
Dale Carnegie: A Man of Influence | An A&E Biography - YouTube
Dale Carnegie - Wikipedia 
Dale Harbison Carnegie, spelled Carnagey until c. 1922, November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955, an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. ...
Missouri

The Dalton Gang is wiped out in Coffeyville, Kansas - Oct 05, 1892 - HISTORY.com
The Dalton Gang's Last Ride - Jim Colao, composer - YouTube
Dalton Gang - Wikipedia  03/21/1890 - 10/05/1892

Outlaws  |  Missouri  |  Kansas

born June 3, 1906    Josephine Baker
JOSEPHINE BAKER 1926 Banana Skirt - YouTube
Josephine Baker, Zouzou, Dances With Her Shadow - YouTube
Josephine Baker - Wikipedia  Josephine Baker (born Freda Josephine McDonald; 3 June 1906 – 12 April 1975, an American-born entertainer, whose career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in her adopted country, France.
Josephine Baker - Activist, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer, Singer - Biography.com
St. Louis, Missouri  |  France

Civil Rights 

born November 4, 1916    Walter Cronkite
Biography.com  Walter Cronkite
Walter Cronkite - Wikipedia 
November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009, an American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–81). During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as "the most trusted man in America" after being so named in an opinion poll. He reported many events from 1937 to 1981, including bombings in World War II; the Nuremberg trials; combat in the Vietnam War; the Dawson's Field hijackings; Watergate; the Iran Hostage Crisis; and the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, civil rights pioneer Martin Luther King, Jr., and Beatles musician John Lennon. He was also known for his extensive coverage of the U.S. space program, from Project Mercury to the Moon landings to the Space Shuttle. He was the only non-NASA recipient of a Moon-rock award. Cronkite is well known for his departing catchphrase "And that's the way it is," followed by the broadcast's date. ...
JFK assassination Cronkite informs a shocked nation - YouTube
Cronkite's Final Broadcasts - YouTube
Top 10 Walter Cronkite Moments JFK, Vietnam, Watergate - YouTube
    
Presidents:  J. F. Kennedy    #
35, ... , Ronald Reagan    #40 
Missouri 

born November 8, 1923    Jack Kilby   
Jack Kilby  biography.com
The Chip That Jack Built - YouTube

Jack Kilby - Wikipedia  Jack St. Clair Kilby, November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005, an American electrical engineer who took part (along with Robert Noyce) in the realization of the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments (TI) in 1958. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics on December 10, 2000. ... He is also the inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer, for which he has patents. ...
Jack Kilby's speech at Bob Biard's retirement party - 2-5-99 - YouTube
Jack Kilby and the Integrated Circuit - YouTube 
15 Texas Inventions That Changed the World
Missouri  |  Texas

born April 4, 1928    Maya Angelou
Biography.com  Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou - I know why the Caged Bird Sings - YouTube
Maya Angelou Reciting her Poem "On the Pulse of Morning" - YouTube  at Clinton's 1993 inauguration
Maya Angelou - Wikipedia 
April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014, an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. ...
Missouri  |  Civil Rights  



St. Louis and Kansas City - two of America’s busiest inland ports1)
ノート:MissouriKansas CityKansas Kansas Cityが州境の近くにあります。Missouri州 のKansas Cityの方が、Kansas州 のKansas Cityより人口が、ずっと大きいです7) 

An ice cream cone, and some BBQ at
Pappy’s Smokehouse, St Louis 8)     

Missouri | Kansas City | St. Louis | Springfield | Independence | Jefferson City (Capital)
Largest Cities in Missouri
 
Tourism  

Things to do in Missouri | Top Rated Missouri Tourist Attractions

Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites

ミズーリ州の旅行ガイド

Events
National Tom Sawyer Days   4th of July weekend
Early July  National Tom Sawyer Days, Hannibal, Missouri (MO) < http://www.hannibaljaycees.org/ > Info about Mark Twain: < http://www.marktwainhouse.org/ > | Mark Twain Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com


10507 151201  November 30, 1835     Happy birthday Mark Twain!
Mark Twain | Edison Film | Digitally Restored - YouTube
Mark Twain's Voice - YouTube
Mini BIO - Mark Twain - YouTube
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer - YouTube
"Tom Sawyer" (fence-painting) - Snow Sculpture from the 2011 St. Paul Winter Carnival 
7894 141130  November 30, 1835  Happy birthday Mark Twain!
Happy Birthday Mark Twain! | West Hartford, CT Patch  Bill Maune, 11/30/2014
Mark Twain Biography
Mark Twain - Wikipedia 
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel".
Mark Twain Quotes - BrainyQuote
Mark Twain House - Wikipedia  The Mark Twain House and Museum, Hartford, Connecticut

Welcome to the Mark Twain House & Museum - Home
Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum  Hannibal, Missouri
Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum - Wikipedia

born September 5, 1847    Jesse James 
Biography.com  Jesse James
Jesse James: THE REAL STORY (OLD WILD WEST OUTLAW HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) - YouTube
Jesse James - Wikipedia 
September 5, 1847 - April 3, 1882, an American outlaw, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer from the state of Missouri and the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang.
The Defeat of Jesse James Days Celebration, Northfield, MN 
Missouri

Outlaws and Lawmen, and Gangsters   


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10384 151102  MLB Postseason | MLB.com
Kansas City Royals rally to win World Series - CNN.com
Kansas City Royals beat New York Mets to win the World Series
Postseason History MLB.com
List of World Series champions - Wikipedia


7723 141115  Is it Morning Yet? The Most Delicious Breakfast Restaurants in America  Yahoo Travel    1.  Russ & Daughters Cafe, New York City, New York, 2.  Cutty's Brookline, Massachusetts, 3.  Blacksmith, Houston, Texas, 4.  Griddle Cafe, Los Angeles, California, 5.  Little Goat, Chicago, Illinois, 6.  Deluca's, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 7.  Walnut Cafe, Boulder, Colorado, 8.  Chez Elle Creperie and Coffeehouse, Kansas City, Missouri, 9.  The Mud House, St. Louis, Missouri, 10.  Dupar's, southern California and Las Vegas, Nevada
America  | 
Eat 
7589 141031  MLB - San Francisco Giants win World Series over Kansas City Royals: Third World Series in Five Years
Magnificent Madison Bumgarner becomes World Series legend - CNN.com
  Steve Almasy, 10/30/2014
San Francisco Giants - Wikipedia
Watch Phish play ‘We Are The Champions’ to celebrate Giants’ World Series win For The Win  USA TODAY ForTheWin, Chris Chase, 10/30/2014
Phish plays Moma Dance as the Giants win the World Series - YouTube
Queen - We Are The Champions (Official Video) - YouTube
Music
Tweets: Giants fans celebrate another World Series championship - SFGate Blog  Jessica Mullins, 10/29/2014
California 

7462 141017  MLB 2014 World Series: San Francisco Giants, San Francisco, California vs. Kansas City Royals, Kansas City, Missouri
San Francisco Giants - Wikipedia  San Francisco, California
Kansas City Royals - Wikipedia 
Kansas City, Missouri
Geography of Missouri- Map of Missouri - Worldatlas.com
Kansas City, Missouri - Wikipedia
Geography of Kansas- Map of Kansas - Worldatlas.com
Kansas City, Kansas - Wikipedia
California  |  Kansas


6626 140711  In Pictures: America's Most Relaxed Cities  (Forbes, 11/02/2010) 
1. Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota, 2. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 3. Boston, Massachusetts, 4. Portland, Oregon, 5. Columbus, Ohio, 6. Denver, Colorado, 7. (tie) Seattle, Washington, 7 (tie) Cincinnati, Ohio, 9. Kansas City, Missouri, 10. San Jose, California

Photos: 10 most stressed out cities - chicagotribune.com 
1. Washington, D.C., 2. New York City, New York, 3. Miami, Florida, 4. San Francisco, California, 5. Jersey City, New Jersey, 6. Oakland, California, 7. Chicago, Illinois, 8. Newark, New Jersey, 9. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10. Los Angels, California

State Info


7921 141204  Eric Garner case: Why it might not be Ferguson all over again - Yahoo News  Harry Bruinius, Christian Science Monitor, 12/03/2014
Death of Eric Garner - Wikipedia  New York, New York  |  America

Chokehold - Wikipedia
Will the Justice Department expeditiously investigate Eric Garner’s death? Mike Brown’s? - The Washington Post
  Paul Cassell, 12/04/2014
7870 141128  KKK In Ferguson? Ku Klux Klan Allegedly Burned Church For Supporting The Michael Brown Family  Inquisitr, 11/26/2014
7836 141125  Ferguson grand jury is just one step to justice - SFGate  Opinion, San Francisco Chronicle, 11/25/2014
Ferguson smolders day after jury declines to indict - CNN.com  Ferguson braces for more unrest: 'We must do better and we will'  Dana Ford, Greg Botelho, and Moni Basu, 11/25/2014
America
7749 141117  Police, protesters prep for Ferguson grand jury ruling - CNN.com  Rat Sanchez, 11/17/2014
Timeline: Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Mo.  USA TODAY and KSDK-TV, St. Louis, 11/15/2014
Shooting of Michael Brown - Wikipedia
2014 Ferguson unrest - Wikipedia
6941 140815  What caused the Ferguson riot exists in so many other cities, too - The Washington Post  Elijah Anderson, 08/13/2014
Timeline: Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Mo.  USA TODAY, Aja J. Williams, KSDK-TV, St. Louis, 08/14/2014
Shooting of Michael Brown - Wikipedia
words: white flight


7695 141112  America's most dangerous cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent and Alexander E.M. Hess, 24/7 WallSt, 11/12/12014
America's Most Dangerous Cities 2014 Edition  Huffington Post, Simon McCormack, 11/11/2014
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000
  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014    1. Detroit, Michigan, 2. Oakland, California, 3. Memphis, Tennessee, 4. St. Louis, Missouri, 5. Cleveland, Ohio, 6. Baltimore, Maryland, 7. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8. Birmingham, Alabama, 9. Newark, New Jersey, 10. Kansas City,
Missouri
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Under 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Little Rock, Arkansas, 2. Rockford, Illinois, 3. New Haven, Connecticut, 4. Hartford, Connecticut, 5. Springfield,
Missouri, 6. Springfield, Massachusetts, 7. Paterson, New Jersey, 8. Lansing, Michigan, 9. Beaumont, Texas, 10. Richmond, California   
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Safest Cities over 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Irvine, California, 2. Gilbert, Arizona, 3. Fremont, California, 4. Santa Clarita, California, 5. Henderson, Nevada, 6. Plano, Texas, 7. Scottsdale, Arizona, 8. Virginia Beach, Virginia, 9. Garland, Texas, 10. Chandler, Arizona
Crime in America 2015  Law Street
Uniform Crime Reports - Wikipedia
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Wikipedia
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) - Wikipedia
Intelligence agency  Wikipedia
List of intelligence agencies  Wikipedia
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  Wikipedia
National_Security_Agency (NSA)  Wikipedia
America, States & D.C.

8321 150122  Orkin finds top US cities with bed bug problems - AOL.com  01/22/2015
1.  Chicago, Illinois, 2.  Los Angels, California, 3.  Columbus, Ohio, 4.  Detroit, Michigan, 5.  Cincinnati, Ohio, 6. Cleveland/Akron/Canton, Ohio, 7.  Dayton, Ohio,, 8.  Washington D.C., 9.  Denver, Colorado, 10.  Indianapolis, Indiana, ... , 41.  Sacramento/Stockton/Modesto, California, 42.  Colorado Springs/Pueblo, Colorado, 43.  Albany/Schenectady/Troy, New York, 44.  Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, 45.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 46.  Toledo, Ohio, 47.  Peoria/Bloomington, Illinois, 48. Davenport, Iowa/Moline, Illinois, 49.  New Orleans, Louisiana, 50.  Kansas City, Missouri
America  |  Illinois  |  Ohio  |  Missouri

9004 150414  The Pony Express Wells Fargo and the History of the American West - YouTube
155th Anniversary of the Pony Express  Google, 04/14/2015
Pony Express debuts - Apr 03, 1860 - HISTORY.com
Pony Express - Wikipedia  April 3, 1860 - October 1861,
from St. Joseph, Missouri, across the Great Plains, over the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada to Sacramento, California, by horseback, using a series of relay stations.
History of rail transport in the United States - Wikipedia

America  |  Transportation

Missouri  |  California


References
1) Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
2) Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)
3) Carla Waldemar: “Squeaky-clean Branson –
For good, old-fashioned family fun, head to Missouri’s playground” Travel Section, St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 7, 2009
4) Our three friends, who attended Shoji Tabuchi’s Shows
5) Alma E. Guinness (Project Editor) et al: America A to Z (New York, USA: The Reader's Digest Association, 1997)
6)
Explore America Info
7)
Largest Cities in Missouri | Largest Cities in Kansas
8) Lissa Poirot: “The Great American Road Trip” ,
AAA Living May/June 2010, Page 27-29 Travel AAA



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