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Lincoln University and the Soldiers Memorial Plaza

Lincoln University, one of the first historically Black colleges in the United States, was founded in 1866 by the men of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantries and their white officers for the special benefit of freed slaves.

Tour the grounds of this historic university. Visit the Soldiers Memorial Plaza, standing as a tribute to the founders of Lincoln University and the men of the 62nd and 65th Colored Infantries who served in the United States Civil War.


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820 Chestnut St.
Jefferson City, MO 65101

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Open Year-round
ATM Available
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Wi-Fi Available
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
All Ages
Service Animals Welcome
Pets On Leash Allowed
Free Admission

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