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Battle of Lexington State Historic Site, Lexington

Categories: Battlefields, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
The Battle of Lexington State Historic Site is state-owned property located in the city of Lexington, Missouri. The site was established in 1958 to preserve the grounds where an American Civil War battle took place in 1861 between Confederate troops led by General Sterling Price and Federal troops led by Colonel James A. Mulligan. The site offers a short battlefield loop trail, picnicking, and tours of the battlegrounds and Oliver Anderson mansion.
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  • What an impressive site. An interesting piece of history, an unusual perspective on the war, and a well-preserved battle site. We had a great time checking it out and wish we could have stayed for the...  read more »
  • I remember going to Anderson House on field trips as a kid but I never had the kind of experience we had in July. It was mostly because of our tour guide. I think it was Jenny. She made it so interest...  read more »
  • The Civil War battles were not just in the east, but the ones in Missouri were just as important, as the Union had to secure this state that leaned toward the Confederacy . If they did so, they would ...  read more »
  • Friendly staff, awesome museum. Watched 20 min video about the Battle of Lexington.
  • Great historical place
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