Celebrating Henry Shaw’s Birthday

Today, the Missouri Botanical Garden celebrated the 214th birthday of its founder, Henry Shaw.


It was a fun day to be there. They had performers, like this stilt-walker/balloon artist:


And the museum building was open to the public, which is usually is not:



But the best part were the costumes:


Especially a top-hatted Henry Shaw himself!

It was a fun way to celebrate the man who gifted St. Louis with such a lovely garden!

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