CoMo You Know: History
The Columbia Cemetery was established two centuries ago in 1820.
The Black Culture Center began in 1972 at the Black Culture House, a haven for black students at MU.
The Boone County Historical Society operates a museum, an historic house, art gallery and historic village in Nifong Park.
The Berry Building is a former warehouse in downtown Columbia that has been converted into a mixed-use development.
John William "Blind" Boone, who died in 1927, was a famous ragtime pianist who became one of the first African-American musicians to be recorded by the QRS piano roll company.
The largest bur oak tree in Missouri is located in Boone County.