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Battle of Athens State Historic Site

At this site, Union troops defeated the pro-south Missouri State Guard in 1861; it was the northernmost Civil War battle west of the Mississippi River. The site features camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing and boating. The site is located 10 miles north of Kahoka.

Tour the Thome-Benning House free of charge. See the park's website for tour times. Large groups are encouraged to call ahead and check on the availability of staff members.

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Route CC
Athens, MO 63465

Additional Information

Open Year-round
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
All Ages
Biking / Walking Trails
Service Animals Welcome
Pets Allowed Outdoors On A Leash
Free Admission
Advance Contact Requested

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