Sliced Bread Mural

Grand River Historical Society and Museum of Chillicothe announce activities for “Sliced Bread Day”

The Grand River Historical Society and Museum of Chillicothe will recognize Sliced Bread Day next week. The museum will be open Tuesday, July 7th from 10 to 4 o’clock with several new exhibits and the original Rohwedder bread slicer on loan from the Smithsonian. The museum will have several antique and vintage vehicles on display […]

GRM Youth Tour

GRM Networks announces students selected to participate in Rural Service Youth Tour to Washington, D. C.

GRM Networks has announced the two students selected to participate in the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour to Washington, D. C. in June. The students selected are Camie Vaughn from Cainsville High School and Lola Breshears from North Harrison High School of Eagleville. More than 100 high school students from the United States will […]

General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

First World War Commemorative Garden to be dedicated at John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

The General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site will formally dedicate its First World War Commemorative Garden next week. The ceremony will be held at the historic site in Laclede the afternoon of September 15th from 2 to 5 o’clock. Missouri State Parks report the dedication will commemorate the garden as a place […]

Galt Spickard PV Laredo cases at Grundy County Museum

Discover the history of Burleigh Grimes at the Grundy County Museum

Although the Smithsonian component of the Hometown Teams exhibit departed July 1 the locally produced sports exhibit continues through the Missouri Day Festival weekend in October. The local sports exhibit identifies and celebrates the records of Grundy County’s athletes competing in American Legion teams, Trenton Merchants Teams, TBA and all the County’s Public School teams. […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Chillicothe to showcase history of sliced bread during Sliced Bread Day on Saturday

(Missourinet) – On July 7, 1928, the Chillicothe Baking Company in northwest Missouri became the first commercial bakery in recorded history to have bread mechanically cut into uniform slices. The invention, developed by Otto Rohwedder of Iowa, revolutionized the baking world. To celebrate the 90-year milestone, the town of Chillicothe is gearing up for its […]