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Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

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Visitors to this historic site can learn the story of the 1861 'Battle of the Hemp Bales,' a major Civil War battle in Missouri, and tour the Anderson-Davis house, used by both sides as a field hospital during the battle. Guided tours of the house are available. A visitor center displays relevant exhibits and a 1-mile interpretive, self-guided trail of the 106-acre battlefield are also available.

Location: PO Box 6, Hwy 13N, Lexington Missouri 64067 Telephone 660-259-4654

Other Missouri State Parks nearby:
(Arrow Rock) Arrow Rock State Historic Site
(Lexington) Battle of Lexington State Historic Site
(Mound City) Big Lake State Park
(Sedalia) Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site
(Higginsville) Confederate Memorial State Historic Site
(Knob Noster) Knob Noster State Park

02/06 Coming to The Lexington 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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