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Lincoln University and the Soldiers Memorial Plaza

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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 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.


820 Chestnut St.
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Policy
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
Activities On-site
Historic District
Activities Within 10 Miles
Biking / Walking Trails
Historic District
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission
General Interest Info
ATM Available
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Year-round
Wi-Fi Available
Pet Policy
Pets On Leash Allowed