Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site, Laclede

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  • This state historic site is a must see if you find yourself in northeast Missouri. There is a really great film about General John Pershing's amazing life. I learned that he was the ONLY general to be...  more »
  • It's a very small run down town where the house is. Roads are mostly gravel or broken up asphalt. General Pershing was a go get 'em kind of General, so of course you have to see where he grew up. I li...  more »
  • No, it's not Monticello, buy we knew that going in:) Pershing's home is an excellent example of an upper-middle-class home from the late 19th Century. The guide was great! We enjoyed our visit.  more »
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  • We arrived too late to catch the tour of the interior of the home, but the grounds themselves are lovely and worth a stop. In addition to the home, there is also a schoolhouse structure on the site serves as a nice mini-museum.
  • General Pershing's boyhood home offers a rich history to one of America's most prominent generals who is also a native of Missouri! Also take the time to stop in at Pershing state park which features hiking and a great picnic area!
  • Very interesting learning about John J Pershing.
  • A true piece of American history definitely worth a visit