18 Fascinating Things You Might Not Know About The Gateway Arch In Missouri

The Gateway Arch is known world-wide as the symbol of the city of St. Louis. It was created as a monument to westward expansion, and is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. For St. Louisians, it is a symbol of home, there to greet you each time you return to the city after being away. It is very well-known and millions can claim to have visited it for the last nearly 50 years. Here are some things you may not know.

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