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Missouri Opens New Park at Rivers' Confluence

(KWMU staff)
Officials including Missouri State Sen. Chuck Gross participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Confluence Point State Park.

By Kevin Lavery, KWMU

St. Louis –

When actors re-create the launching of the Lewis and Clark expedition keelboat later this week, visitors will be able to watch from the spot where the Missouri River flows into the Mississippi.

Sunday, the state of Missouri dedicated its newest state park, a place where geography and history merge in a dramatic way.

KWMU's Kevin Lavery reports.

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