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Once a thriving river port, the town is dotted with architectural treasures from the past. Limestone gutters of carefully carved blocks line the main street, marking the toil of earlier generations. Wooden sidewalks and overhead canopies still line store fronts, recalling the grace and aura of times long past.

The entire town of Arrow Rock was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964. An integral part of this historic town is Arrow Rock State Historic Site. The site's visitor center museum features exhibits that tell about Arrow Rock and the historic "Boone's Lick Country."

The Bingham Home, built by Missouri's preeminent artist of the 1800s, George Caleb Bingham, has been restored and furnished as it might have been when he lived there. The Huston Tavern, dating back to 1834, stands ready to serve you its traditional hearty fare. The old courthouse, a town doctor's home, a stone jail and other historic buildings are part of a walking tour offered at the site.

Location: Hwy 41, Arrow Rock Missouri Telephone 660-837-3330

Other Missouri State Parks nearby:
(Arrow Rock) Arrow Rock State Historic Site
(Lexington) Battle of Lexington State Historic Site
(Arrow Rock) Boone's Lick State Historic Site
(Sedalia) Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site
(Higginsville) Confederate Memorial State Historic Site
(Columbia) Finger Lakes State Park

08/13 Coming to The Arrow Rock area
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.


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