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This park, with its panoramic view of Hannibal and the Mississippi River, is reached by 244 stairs which begin at the north end of Main Street. At the bottom stands the bronze statue, sculpted in 1925, of Twain's most memorable and mischievous characters, Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, walking along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. The top features a new interpretive panel on the history of the lighthouse.
New 9-hole Frisbee Golf Course in the scenic setting of Kellogg Lake along Route 66 in Carthage, Missouri.
This Lexington city park, about a block from the Battle of Lexington State Historic Site, has a pavilion shelter that is a replica of the Masonic College building that served as Union headquarters during the battle.
A marker indicates where Union Col. Mulligan hid $1 million in confiscated funds under his tent during the battle. The park also features a restored cannon from the USS Constitution (“Old Ironsides”). Picnic tables and playground equipment.
Faust County Park is located on a tract of land that once belonged to Frederick Bates, the second governor of Missouri. In 1818, he built a home on the property and named his estate Thornhill. That home is one of the park's many prominent features.
In addition to Thornhill, the park is home to:
Check each attraction's webpage for specific operation hours, admission prices, and information.
This park is home to the Historic Sitze Log Homestead and ES Lett Memorial Bridge; there's also a picnic area and a playground. Take a stroll through Marquand's park or sit to enjoy the peace and quiet.
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