March 3, 2013
Michele Blackmore, curator of museum exhibits, carries an empty barrel that will be used in a display as staffers at Missouri State Museum will recreate a general store locale in the basement of the Lohman Building in Jefferson City. The staff has been gathering antique items as well as made-to-look antiques for the store.
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Welcome to the General Store
Capturing the ruggedness of pre-Civil War Missouri and combining it with modern museum trends, the Missouri State Museum has refashioned the Lohman's Landing visitors center as an 1850s general store.