The Incredible Moment When Missouri Will Go Dark That Will Go Down In History
For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross over the United States sending some parts of the country into momentary darkness. For most of Missouri, this phenomenon will happen between 1 p.m. and 1:20 p.m. The Great American Eclipse will occur on August 21st, and parts of Missouri will experience it in full force for about 2 and a half minutes. Here’s more on this incredible historic moment and how you can prepare for it:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
For more information on this incredible once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon, be sure to visit the official website for the Great American Eclipse here.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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