We all have family traditions, no matter where in the world we grow up. One of those traditions, arguably, for many Missourians is a trip to Dickerson Park Zoo. The cozy zoo promises everything you need for a fun day out with the family – animals with huge personalities, a playground for the kiddos, good food, and even a train ride.

Have you been to Dickerson Park Zoo in Missouri? Share your experience in the comments! Do you ever wonder what Missouri looked like back before Dickerson Park Zoo even opened? Here are 16 pictures of Missouri from a century ago.

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