A. Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site
If you arrive in New Madrid in the late afternoon, visit this mansion, built in 1859. It is typical of pre-Civil War Mississippi River plantations. The Hunter property was said to have been used by Union troops during the Civil War.
B. Mississippi River Observation Deck
In New Madrid, be sure to stop at this point of interest. Eight panoramic miles of the Mississippi River are visible from this 120-foot-long observation deck, including the New Madrid Bend, a point of strategic significance during the Civil War.
C. Hayti Official Missouri Welcome Center
If you'd like to find more information about your travels in Southeast Missouri, stop at this Official Missouri Welcome Center. Here you find tourism brochures, maps and highway information. The staff is very knowledgeable about the area and the state.