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Warm. Welcoming. Approachable. Offering wine novices and connoisseurs fine wines, a relaxed environment and personal service. Come relax on our wine deck or in our indoor seating area.
Free tasting and tours; live music; and events throughout the year.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
This 135-acre memorial park area of the Confederate Home of Missouri is preserved in memory of the 40,000 Missourians who fought under the Confederate flag. Visitors can tour the cemetery and chapel. The site includes the chapel, cemetery, picnic sites and several small fishing lakes.
Our tasting room is an old barn built in 1930s, sitting atop the Missouri River bluffs overlooking our farm. The building is between two of our vineyards, letting you sit close to the vines. We have indoor and outdoor seating. The facility has a casual feel with the original rough-cut lumber from floor to ceiling. We have tried to make a space where you can feel comfortable in shorts or your favorite formal dress. We have live music spring thru fall; check our website for schedules.
Our museum, in a restored depot, tells the history of the railroad and the area surrounding Higginsville. We have genealogical items including plat books and school histories, as well as items made by Orphan Train Children who grew up here.
This scenic street, once part of the Santa Fe Trail, runs along the bluff above the Missouri River. The district contains more than 25 homes built in the 1800s. Don’t miss the Missouri River overlook from the World War Memorial Steps.
Historic District map available at Lexington Tourism Bureau, 927 Main St.
Greek Revival Courthouse built in 1847 and occupied continuously, making it the oldest courthouse in Missouri still in use. The hole from a cannonball fired during the 1861 Battle of Lexington is still visible in the left-most column facade. A Memorial to Lafayette County Veterans is on the Courthouse square.
Lexington's downtown area is listed on the National Register and includes the 1847 Lafayette County Courthouse and many 19th century storefronts and structures.
Shopkeepers, restaurants and offices on Main Street and Franklin Avenue still do business in the same buildings where the early citizens of Lexington worked and shopped.
Many of the buildings contain antique and gift shops, each one with its own personality. Visit the shops and enjoy the period renovation that showcases each building.
Housed in an 1846 Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the museum features exhibits on the Osage Indians, Pony Express, steamboats, Civil War, coal mining, and Wentworth Military Academy. There is a memorial to the victims of the Saluda steamboat disaster.
Admission: $3; ages 6-18, $1.50; 6 and under, free. Group rates available.
For more details, call the phone number listed above or call 660-259-6313.
Lexington, founded in 1822, was, by 1830, the largest and most important Missouri River town west of St. Louis. The Old Neighborhoods Historic District east of downtown on Main Street, Franklin Avenue and South Street, contains 19th- and 20th-century homes and churches with a variety of architecture, from early Greek Revival to Italianate to Queen Anne and Colonial.
Come to Lexington and meet people who are passionate about the past.
Stop in for maps, self-guided tour itineraries and other services. This is your gateway to Lexington and Lafayette County. Contact us for information on Civil War events, attractions, lodging, dining, events, group tour itineraries, step-on guides and tour arrangements.
Established by an act of the Missouri General Assembly in 1849, Lexington's Machpelah Cemetery is one of Missouri’s oldest corporations in continuous existence.
Among those buried here are victims of the 1852 Saluda steamboat explosion; one of the founders of the Pony Express; and Civil War soldiers killed in the 1861 Battle of Lexington. Fascinating funerary monuments and ironwork from a local foundry.
A guide is available from the Lexington Tourism Bureau.
Dedicated in 1928 by County Judge Harry S. Truman in honor of the brave women who helped settle the West. It's one of 12 monuments marking the National Old Trails Road, which runs from Maryland to California.
The Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Higginsville conducted its first interment on 10 January, 2000. The cemetery is located on 55 landscaped acres, in an attractive rural setting. The cemetery has an approximate capacity of 24,000 gravesites for our veterans and their spouses.
Facilities include an administration building with a reception area and public restrooms. An enclosed committal shelter is used for interment services. The cemetery includes a columbarium wall for those who choose cremation. A small lake, bordered by a walking path, is located in the center of the cemetery; benches are located throughout the property.
Our ranch-style home with a loft is patterned after English bed and breakfast inns, furnished with antiques from Germany, England and Asia. There are two guestrooms. The Welsh Garden room has a queen-sized bed and room for a rollaway bed; it is in the loft, a few steps from a private bathroom with a claw-foot tub. The Cotswald Village room, on the main floor, has a double bed; it is next to a private bathroom with tub and shower.
We offer afternoon tea upon request, and an evening snack. You are welcome to use the hot tub on the deck and the English Pub recreation room. Enjoy a hearty, hot breakfast.
This ornate frame home was built in the late 1800s as a Methodist Church parsonage. It is located in the Old Neighborhoods National Historic District. A Victorian interior with elegant furnishings awaits you. There is a garden patio with a grill. Relaxing on the front porch swing waving at passers-by is a tradition. Wood-burning fireplace. Guests enjoy complimentary drinks, snacks and a full breakfast.
Big-rig friendly park with pull-thru and back-in RV sites, many 65-70 feet long; 20-, 30-, and 50-amp electric; meeting room for private events; clubhouse; camp store; restrooms and showers; laundry facilities; walking trails; playground; and two fishing ponds. Tent sites for individuals and groups. Free Wi-Fi throughout the park.
Weekly and monthly rates available.
An 1885 Queen Anne with guestrooms in the main house and the carriage house. Choice of full or continental breakfast. Off-street parking. Advance reservation required.
Founded in 1880, Wentworth Military Academy and College is one of nation's oldest and most respected military schools. It offers high school and college degrees.
"The Doughboy" statue and Vietnam War memorial are on campus. The district surrounding the academy is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Visitors can walk or drive through the campus. Tours are available by appointment.
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