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Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site

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Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site
Battle of Pilot Knob Re-enactment

The Civil War Battle of Pilot Knob was fought here when Confederate troops attacked the earthen fort on Sept. 26-27, 1864. More than 1,000 men were killed or wounded in the fierce fighting. The battle ended with the defeat of the Confederate forces. The fort is preserved at the site. Exhibits and a video in the visitor center tell the story. Picnic shelters, a playground and a short hiking trail are available.

Grounds are open sunrise to sunset.

For travelers with disabilities: The visitor center is fully ADA compliant; however, some outside features are only partially wheelchair accessible.

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118 E. Maple St.
Pilot Knob, MO 63663

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
Activities On-site
Biking / Walking Trails
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission
General Interest Info
Open Year-round
Group Policy
Advance Contact Required
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages