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Rebel's Bluff

This tall bluff spelled doom for a band of Confederate cavalrymen being chased one dark night by local Union troops. Unfamiliar with the terrain, the Rebels plummeted over the edge to their death below, where they lie buried today. A bent rifle barrel from the site is displayed at the local museum.



Address: 3.5 miles west on Highway "V"

Come visit us in Mt. Vernon, Missouri

Attractions and Upcoming Events



Frisco Caboose and Visitor Center

Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce operates an office and visitor center at the start of the Ozark Mountain Parkway (Route 265)

Mt. Vernon, MO Railroad History

The 3rd "Old Jail"

This imposing structure on the north side of the square was built at a cost of $16,000 in 1874 (two years before Custer's Last Stand)

Mt. Vernon, MO Pioneer Life

Big Spring

When the Moore family first settled there, there were Indian camps all along the bottom land. This spring puts out up to 13 million gallons of water a day, and has been a popular family picnic site for over a hundred years. It is located just beyond Rebel's Bluff and Old Shepherd'

Mt. Vernon, MO Archaeology

Things to do near Mt. Vernon, MO

Douglas County Historical Museum

A great opportunity to learn about the history of the Ozarks. Beautiful old home refurbished to make a wonderful museum....

Ava Art Guild

The museum is the result of cooperation from several area artists and a grant from MAC....