CoMo You Know: History
Guitar Street, which once ran between Walnut Street and Broadway at the current location of the Daniel Boone City Building, no longer exists but was influential in the early days of Columbia.
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.