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Gateway Arch National Park in Missouri Will Surprise You!

Rising 630 feet above the Mississippi River in downtown St. Louis, the shimmering stainless steel Gateway Arch is the tallest monument in America and the centerpiece of this famous national park in Missouri. Built in 1965 as part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the Arch commemorates Thomas Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase and the subsequent westward … Read more