PO Box 141, Hwy 5, Laclede Missouri 64651
This state historic site honors the highest-ranking military officer in US history and commanding general Of American Expeditionary Forces during World War I, grew up in Laclede. His boyhood home is a museum that includes displays pertaining to Pershing's life and career, as well as local history. The one room Prairie Mound School, where Pershing once taught, is also located at the site. Guided tours of the house are available. Located one mile north of Hwy 36.
Other Missouri State Parks nearby:
(Lebanon) Bennett Spring State Park
(Laclede) Gen John J Pershing Boyhood Home SHS
(Camdenton) Ha Ha Tonka State Park
(Warsaw) Harry S Truman State Park
(Kaiser) Lake of the Ozarks State Park
(Dadeville) Nathan Boone Homestead SHS
10/19 Coming to The Laclede area
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
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.
Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.