The Glenn House was built in 1883 for Lulu Deane and her husband, David A. Glenn, a Cape Girardeau merchant and banker. They occupied the home until 1915. Restored rooms depict life, circa 1900, when the house was remodeled. Visit the website for group and special tour information, plus details on holiday-season tours.
Built in 1853; the English Gothic Revival architecture is rare. Contains more than 100 medieval, plaster masks portraying characters from the Miracle and Mystery plays. The pews and altars are original. This attraction has an audio tour that you can dial into from your cell phone from the church site.
The public is invited to tour Old St. Vincent's Church on Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., from the first of May through the end of September. Mass is celebrated every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. While admission is free, donations are appreciated and will be used to preserve Old St. Vincent's for future generations.
Take an afternoon drive (about 25 minutes) west of Cape to see the the four-story, stone and brick water-powered mill, which dates to around 1867. The 140-foot Burfordville Covered Bridge crosses the Whitewater River that powers the mill. Off of Route 34 onto Route OO to Route HH.