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Lexington, Missouri

  • 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 glor...
    1830's Log House

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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

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

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

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

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

Things to do near Lexington, MO

Country Club Of Blue Springs, The

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

Liberty Hills Country Club

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

Parkville Nature Sanctuary

The 115-acre nature sanctuary features hiking trails, waterfalls, wetlands, overlooks and ponds....

Lone Jack Battlefield Museum and Cemetery

Wooded park setting, pavillion, museum offers electronic map, period artifacts, large lighted dioramas of battle scenes....

Country Creek Golf Club -Quarry

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