Bob Moore

Moore, Bob Larger SizeBob Moore has been the historian for the National Park Service at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis, Missouri since 1991. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Syracuse University, and Masters and Ph.D. degrees in history from Washington University in St. Louis, where he teaches as an adjunct professor in University College and the Graduate School of Architecture. He has written articles for national magazines on Lewis and Clark, westward expansion and Dred Scott. He is the author of eight books, including The Gateway Arch: An Architectural Dream, published in 2005. Working at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial has given Dr. Moore the unique opportunity of consulting and interviewing many of the principal designers, engineers and craftspersons who created the Gateway Arch and its landscape.

Born and raised in Oriskany, New York, Dr. Moore has been employed by the National Park Service for over 25 years, working at such diverse areas as Saratoga, Yorktown, Morristown, Gettysburg, and Theodore Roosevelt’s home at Sagamore Hill.