Things to Do

Second Battle of Independence Self-Guided Tour

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See 10 Independence area sites related to the Civil War’s Second Battle of Independence, called the Battle of the Little Blue, which was fought Oct. 21-22, 1864. The battle involved some 15,000 Union and Confederate troops, who fought near the Little Blue River in eastern Independence.The tour begins at a former covered bridge site on Lexington Road, near the Little Blue River. Tour brochure available online in PDF format; click weblink above.


Lexington Road at Little Blue River
Independence, MO 64050

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
General Interest Info
Open Year-round