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Lexington, Missouri

  • 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 ...
    Historic Districts
  • Wentworth Military Academy

    Wentworth Military Academy, founded in 1880, is one of the nation's oldest and most respected military schools. The cadets come from all parts of the United States and many foreign countries. The WMA ...
    Wentworth Military Academy

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

Lexington Historical Museum

Lexington Historical Museum, built as the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1846

Lexington, MO Museums

1830's Log House

In the early 1830's, the log house stood on Highland Avenue with a magnificent view of the Missouri River and lines of wagons passing by headed for Santa Fe, Oregon or California. The house had a glorious location from which to watch the early beginnings and progress of Lexington. In 1985

Lexington, MO Pioneer History

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

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

Things to do near Lexington, MO

Weston Red Barn Farm

Educational farm for children, tours by reservation, Apr - Nov; U-pick strawberries - Memorial Day to mid-June; Fall Festival...

I-70 Speedway

Exciting racing action featuring late models, World Cup, modifieds, ASA series and more. ...

Confederate Memorial State Historic Site

The Civil War may have ended in 1865, but vivid memories of the "Lost Cause" lived on for decades at the Confederate Soldiers...

American Angus Hall of Fame

View the national shrine of Angus history. Over 100 years of Angus cattle history depicted by photos, awards, documents and r...