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Battle of Lexington State Historic Site, Lexington
(4.4/5 based on 40 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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  • If you're visiting the Lexington site in the off season, make sure to inquire about the Anderson house tour at least 24 hours in advance. We weren't aware of that and made a bit of a trip out there on...  more »
  • 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...  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...  more »
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  • Great to learn about the history in Missouri. Enjoyed walking around and seeing the old house. Beautiful area.
  • Friendly staff, awesome museum. Watched 20 min video about the Battle of Lexington.
  • Very historic place with friendly staff.
  • Great for the history buff, very interesting
  • Great historical place