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Lexington, Missouri

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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

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

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

Lexington Historical Museum

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

Lexington, MO Museums

Things to do near Lexington, MO

Parkville Sluggers Baseball

Watch baseball played at preprofessional level by youth 16 through college age. Call for game schedule....

Platte Falls Conservation Area

2,400 acres include 3 boat ramps on Platte River, an archery range, shotgun range and areas for hiking, hunting, fishing or w...

Southview Golf Club -9-Hole Par 3

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Herbert Bonnell Museum

Farmhouse from mid-1800s with original furnishings, large arrowhead collection and out buildings with items from that era. Pi...

Community of Christ World Headquarters

The Temple houses a museum and bookstore, a 1600 seaat sanctuary with a soaring spiral ceiling, multi-cultural artwork and a ...