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Lexington, Missouri

  • 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 f...
    Graystone Park House
  • 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 Mississi...
    Linwood Lawn

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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

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

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

Things to do near Lexington, MO

All Star Family Sports Arena

A recreational sports facility with a strong commitment to the families and youth of our community....

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...

Wabash Blues Garden

Outdoor blues concerts on Saturday nights. Food and drinks available. Bonds perform from Wabash BBQ's Ice House....

1827 Log Courthouse

You'll be fascinated by the history that fills this rudimentary structure, which for four eyars served as the last courthouse...

Jesse James Bank Museum

Site of the first daylight bank robbery during peacetime, step back in time and tour this landmark. Hear the tale of this fi...