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Lexington, Missouri

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Graystone Park House

The original house was built between 1833 and 1836, and an addition was made in 1850. The house takes its name from the limestone lintels and sills of the windows, which were left unpainted when the front part of the house was added. This 10

Lexington, MO Historic Homes

Linwood Lawn

This 26 room mansion remains much as it was when built in 1850 for $85,000. "Touring this home is well worth a drive of several-hundred miles." It is reputed to be the first home west of the Mississippi River that originally possessed indoor plumbing, central air, hot &

Lexington, MO Historic Homes

Machpelah Cemetery

Machpelah Cemetery was established by an act of the Missouri General Assembly in 1849. It's name comes from the Old Testament, the 23rd chapter of Genesis, and contains the graves of many early settlers, Confederate soldiers, prominent citizens and victims of the Steamboat SALUDA disaster in 1852

Lexington, MO Cemeteries

Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

This battlefield is one of the few Civil War battlefields that has never been cultivated and the outlines of the trenches are still visible. A self-guided walking tour is available. The visitor center has a fine display of artifacts from the battle and an excellent 15 minute film which brings the "

Lexington, MO Battlefields

Lafayette County Courthouse

The Lafayette County Courthouse was built in 1847-49 and is the oldest courthouse in constant use west of the Mississippi. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, many say this is the most beautiful of Missouri's courthouses with its simple classic-revival design.

Lexington, MO Historic Courthouses

Things to do near Lexington, MO

Crackerneck Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

1859 Jail , Marshal's Home and Museum

The dungeon-like cells of the 1859 Jail housed thousands of prisoners including Frank James and William Clark Quantrill of Qu...

Lafayette County Courthouse

The Lafayette County Courthouse was built in 1847-49 and is the oldest courthouse in constant use west of the Mississippi. Li...

Parkville Mini-Golf

Unique, hilltop, 18-hole mini-golf course offering spectacular view of historic downtown Parkville and Park University. Game ...

Wild Rose Equine Center

Scenic, one-hour guided trail rides; Tues. - Sunday, by reservations. Picnic area, kpetting zoo. We also offer hayrides, less...