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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

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

Wentworth Military Academy

Wentworth Military Academy, founded in 1880, is one of the nation'

Lexington, MO Historic Districts

Things to do near Lexington, MO

Watkins Mill State Park

Adjacent to Watkins Woolen Mill, 818-acre park features small lake for boating, fishing and swimming, with asphalt biking and...

Bushwhacker Massacre Site

Site of the 1862 massacre, now Central Park, also displays Missouri Pacific caboose and doughboy statue from 1923....

Higginsville Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Fairground Park

Fairground Park, located in South Higginsville. is a 40 acre park with baseball diamonds, horseshoes, covered shelters, walki...

Northland Exposure Artist's Gallery

Local artist owned art gallery featuring paintings, pottery, wood, sculpture, jewelry, stained glass, fiber art, and much mor...