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Missouri's history. County by county.

Join Scott Faughn as he travels the Show Me State, learning about each county and its history from local leaders.

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Missouri's history. County by county.

Join Scott Faughn as he travels the Show Me State, learning about each county and its history from local leaders.

    Reynolds County

    Reynolds County

    We traveled to Centerville, the seat of Reynolds County, for this week's show.

    Scott Faughn joins Presiding Commissioner Joe Loyd, Second District Commissioner Eddie Williams, and Carol Santhuff and Norma Wakefield of the Reynolds County Genealogy and Historical Society to discuss the county, from the story of its founding to the impact of  Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park.

    The history of Missouri, one county at a time.

    • 38 min
    Ripley County

    Ripley County

    This week the show traveled to Doniphan, the seat of Ripley County. Join Scott Faughn, Presiding Commissioner Jesse Roy, and Ripley County Farm Bureau President Stephen Smith as they discuss everything from the county’s founding to what it looks like today.

    Show Me Missourah, the history of Missouri one county at a time.

    • 34 min
    Putnam County

    Putnam County

    This week the show traveled to Unionville Missouri, the seat of Putnam County, to visit the courthouse and learn more about the area.

    Join host Scott Faughn, Joseph Koenen of the MU Extension office, Presiding Commissioner Robert Munden, Associate Commissioner Shane Bradshaw, and local historian Gary Griggs, and former city employee Dennie Sheehan for a discussion on everything from the county's founding to what it looks like today.

    Show Me Missourah — The history of Missouri, one county at a time.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Madison County

    Madison County

    This week the show traveled to Fredericktown, the seat of Madison County, to visit the courthouse and learn more about the county’s history.

    Join John Bennett and Lon Rehkop of the Madison County Historical Society, Scott Bates of the Battle of Fredericktown Civil War Museum, and 2nd District Commissioner Larry Kemp as they discuss everything from the county’s founding and famous battles to the lead mine and local sports rivalries.

    • 55 min
    Knox County

    Knox County

    This week the show traveled to Edina Missourah, county seat of Knox County, to visit the historic courthouse and learn more about the area.

    Join County Assessor Anita James, Collector Brent Karhoff, Commissioner Ronnie Leckbee, and Presiding Commissioner Evan Glasgow as they discuss the county’s history, from famous residents to the Civil War and local politics.

    • 36 min
    Perry County

    Perry County

    This week the show traveled to Perryville Missourah, the seat of Perry County, to visit the historic courthouse and learn more about one of the state’s oldest organized counties.

    Scott was joined by Citizens Electric’s Nikki Schremp, Director of Perry County Tourism Trish Erzfeld, City Administrator Brent Buerck, and Presiding Commissioner Mike Saur to discuss county history, famous folks, local legends, and the area’s German heritage.

    • 41 min

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