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Old Drum Monument

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This monument was erected in tribute to Old Drum, the beloved hunting dog who was shot by his owner’s neighbor in 1869. George Graham Vest, who later became a U.S. Senator, won world fame for his closing argument, from which the phrase “a dog is a man’s best friend” is said to have come. Visit the monument to read the speech.


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300 N. Holden St.
Warrensburg, MO 64093

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
Smoking Unrestricted
General Interest Info
Open Year-round
Pet Policy
Pets On Leash Allowed
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages