Timeline of JeffcoMO Historical Events

1818

Jefferson County organized.

1819

The first term of court held at Herculaneum.

1827

Gov. Fletcher born in Herculaneum.

1857

The arrival of the first work train in De Soto, MO.

1861

IMRR Big River bridge attached by Confederate soldiers.

1895

Residents were shaken awake by an earthquake.

1922

A train wreck tragically took the life of 34 in Sulphur Springs.

1951

Bertha Gifford, the Jeffco Serial Killer, died.

 

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