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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

Historic Districts

Lexington has more pre-Civil War homes and commercial buildings (over 135), per-capita, than any other community regardless of size, in the state of Missouri. Many of the homes are open for tours by appointment through the Tourism Bureau. The 900

Lexington, MO Historic Districts

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

Wentworth Military Academy

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

Lexington, MO Historic Districts

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

Things to do near Lexington, MO

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 sever...

Burr Oak Woods Nature Center

Nature Center, natural animal habitat, five hiking trails, 3,000-gallon aquarium, two picnic pavilions, wildlife viewing room...

Vaughn Orchard

Cider, apple butter, cider jelly, barbecue, apple fritters, fried apple pies and caramel apples all prepared on site. Educati...

Missouri Town, 1855

Living history/village museum with original structures. Interpreters in period clothing portray area's way of life in Mid - ...