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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

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

Lexington Historical Museum

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

Lexington, MO Museums

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

Things to do near Lexington, MO

Shiloh Springs Golf Club

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

historic Independence Square

Start your Independence Tour at the historic Independence Square, where Harry Truman started his political carer and thousand...

Missouri Veterans Cemetery

Dedicated in November 1999, A new Missouri State Veterans Cemetery is located just north of Higginsville....

Lafayette County Courthouse

The Lafayette County Courthouse was built in 1847-49 and is the oldest courthouse in constant use west of the Mississippi. Li...

James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area

A 2,604-acre owned by the Missouri Department of Conservation that provides opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing, huntin...