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Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site

The Civil War Battle of Pilot Knob was fought here when Confederate troops attacked the earthen fort 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. Picnicking and a playground are available.

Grounds 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

Open Year-round
ADA Fully Compliant
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
All Ages
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Free Admission
Advance Contact Required
Biking / Walking Trails

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