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Independence, Missouri

From rugged frontier trails bound for fortune in the west to opulent Victorian mansions buit for 19th century entrepeneurs. From infamous outlaws to hometown hero Harry S. Truman. From bloody border battles of the Civil War to the inspiring heritage of world-renowned religiouns that call Independence "Zion". Independence is a time capsule of American dreams and American adventure. Enjoy our sixteen heritage sites as well as wonderful shopping, great restaurants, numerous hotels, motels and charming B & Bs. Come visit historic Independence, a true American Original.

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Mormon Visitors Center

Learn about the key roles Mormons played in the early and tempestuous history of Independence. See rare artifacts, exhibits and artwork documenting the history and belief of the Saints. Of particular note is a two story mural entitled "The Second Coming of Jesus Christ."

Independence, MO Museums

Harry S. Truman Courtroom and Office

Restored office courtroom used by Truman while gresiding judge of county court in 1930s. Sound and light show, "The Man from Independence," on Truman'

Independence, MO Museums

Cool Crest Family Fun Center

The 7,000 sq. ft. arcade features video games and more for the whole family. Four beautiful 18

Independence, MO Recreation

Harry S. Truman National Historic Site

Home of the 33rd President, Harry S. Truman, his wife Bess and daughter Margaret. During his presidency, the home at 219

Independence, MO Famous Homes

National Frontier Trails Center

During America's expansion in the 1800

Independence, MO Museums

Things to do near Independence, MO

Weston Brewing Co.

Unique, 1842 landmark uses original formula and modern, 24-barrel, traditional brewing system to produce hand crafted, all-gr...

National Golf Club Of Kansas City, The

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Shiloh Springs Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Smithville lake fishing report

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACCURATE FISHING REPORTS: This is just to remind you that fishing reports are given with the best inten...

Excelsior Springs Community Theatre

Community theatre with local talent, performing a variety of styles. Located at the historic Wyman Place....