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History Related Attractions in the St Louis Area

Alton Museum of History and Art

Alton Museum of History and Art - The Alton Museum of History and Art showcases the art and history of the citizens of the Alton area. It is located on the SIU Dental School campus in Alton Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, civil-war, featured, historic, history, illinois, kids, madison, madison-county-info, museums, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois,Museums

Alton National Cemetery

Alton National Cemetery - The Alton National Cemetery is located adjacent to the Alton Cemetery and is where Union soldiers who died at the Alton Hospital are buried. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. - More Info - Tags: 62003, about, alton, attractions, cemetery, civil-war, featured, historic, illinois, locations, madison, national-register - Public Tags: 62003,Alton Illinois

American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog

American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog - American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog is housed in the historic Jarville House, also known as the Renard-Queeny House, and is located in Queeny Park in West St. Louis County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63131, attractions, featured, historic, missouri, museums, national-register, st-louis-county-info, stlco, westco, ziphome - Public Tags: 63131,Museums

Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch Brewery - Anheuser-Busch Brewery is the historic brewery of Budweiser beer fame! It is located in the city of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 10-things, 63118, about, attractions, brewery, featured, german, historic, location, metro, missouri, soulard-neighborhood, southside, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63118,City of St Louis Missouri

Arcadia Valley

Arcadia Valley - Arcadia Valley is made up of the three Missouri towns of Arcadia, Ironton and Pilot Knob. Elephant Rocks State Park, Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park and Fort Davidson State Historic Site are located with in Arcadia Valley. - More Info - Tags: 63621, about, attractions, civil-war, day-trips, featured, historic, locations, missouri, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, ttd - Public Tags:

Beall Manison

Beall Mansion - The Beall Mansion is a historic mansion located in Alton Illinois built in 1903 for Z.B. Job who was a railroad baron and entrepreneur. - More Info - Tags: 62002, alton, attractions, buildings, featured, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Bellefontaine Cemetery

Bellefontaine Cemetery - Bellefontaine Cemetery has many historically important people interred within its beautiful and peaceful 314 acres. Some of those buried there are Adolphus Busch, William Clark, James Eads, James S. McDonnell and many more. - More Info - Tags: 63115, 63147, attractions, cemetery, featured, historic, history, lewis-and-clark, locations, missouri, northside, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63115,63147,City of St Louis Missouri

Bissell Mansion - Mystery Dinner Theater

Bissell Mansion Dinner Theater - Information on the historic Bissell Mansion Dinner Theater which is located in the City of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63107, attractions, buildings, college-hill-neighborhood, entertainment, featured, historic, missouri, northside, stlcity, venues, ziphome - Public Tags: 63107,City of St Louis Missouri,Entertainment

Brooks Catsup Bottle

Brooks Catsup Bottle - The Brooks Catsup Bottle, located in Collinsville Illinois, is the world's largest Catsup Bottle! It was also named to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002. An annual festival is held in July. - More Info - Tags: 62234, attractions, collinsville, featured, historic, illinois, july, landmark, madison, madison-county-info, st-louis-summer-things-to-do, structure, summer, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62234,Collinsville Illinois

Cahokia Mounds

Cahokia Mounds - Cahokia Mounds is an early Mississippian civilization archeological treasure! It is located in Collinsville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62201, 62234, about, attractions, collinsville, featured, historic, history, illinois, kids, landmark, museums, native-american, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201,62234,Collinsville Illinois,Attractions,Museums

Calvary Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery - The Calvary Cemetery is a historic Roman Catholic cemetery with many of the founders of St Louis interred there, including the Chouteau family. It is located in the city of St Louis. - More Info - Tags: 63115, 63147, about, attractions, cemetery, featured, historic, locations, missouri, northside, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ziphome - Public Tags: 63115,63147,City of St Louis Missouri

Camp River Dubois

Camp River Dubois - Information on Camp River Dubois, the winter camp for Lewis and Clark before the expedition began. Featured there is a museum with exhibitions including a 55-foot full scale replica of the keel boat and a replica of Fort. - More Info - Tags: 62048, attractions, buildings, featured, hartford, historic, history, illinois, kids, lewis-and-clark, madison, madison-county-info, museums, places, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62048,Hartford Illinois,Museums

The Campbell House Museum

Campbell House Museum - The Campbell House Museum was once the home of prominent St. Louis businessman Robert Campbell and his family from 1854 to 1938. Today it is a St. Louis historic treasure and landmark and is located in downtown St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63103, about, attractions, buildings, downtown, featured, historic, landmark, missouri, museums, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ziphome - Public Tags: 63103,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis,Museums

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis - The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis is a place of worship for the Catholics of St. Louis. It also has one of the largest collection of mosaics in the world making it a St. Louis attraction, as well. It is located in the Central West End Neighborhood in the city of St Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63108, about, attractions, buildings, catholic, central-west-end-neighborhood, church, featured, historic, landmark, missouri, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, west-central, worship, ziphome - Public Tags: 63108,Attractions,Church,City of St Louis Missouri

Chain of Rocks Bridge

Chain of Rocks Bridge-Route 66 Bikeway - The old Chain of Rocks Bridge, once the route of Historic Route 66, has been transformed into the Route 66 Bikeway that is a little over a 1 mile long paved trail on the bridge, crossing the Mississippi River and connecting the St. Louis Riverfront Trail with the MCT Confluence Trail (via Chain of Rocks Road) in Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62040, 63137, attractions, biking, family, featured, granite-city, historic, historic-route-66, illinois, kids, madison, madison-county-illinois-recreation, madison-county-info, missouri, national-register, northside, recreation, riverview-neighborhood, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, structure, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62040,63137,City of St Louis Missouri,Granite City Illinois,Recreation

Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion

Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion - The Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion is a historic home built 1848. It is now a museum and a features a cafe. It is located in the Benton Park Neighborhood of the City of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63118, about, attractions, benton-park-neighborhood, buildings, featured, historic, landmark, missouri, museums, southside, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ziphome - Public Tags: 63118,City of St Louis Missouri,Museums

Cherokee Street Antique Row

Cherokee Street Antique Row - Cherokee Street Antique Row is entire street of antique shops and boutiques and is a historic district located in the city of St Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63118, about, attractions, featured, historic, locations, missouri, southside, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ziphome - Public Tags: 63118,City of St Louis Missouri

Cherokee-Lemp Historic District

Cherokee-Lemp Historic District - Cherokee-Lemp Historic District is called a "Street Museum", and is home to the Lemp Mansion, the Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion, and Cherokee Street Antique Row and is located in the city of St Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63118, about, attractions, benton-park-neighborhood, featured, historic, locations, missouri, southside, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ziphome - Public Tags: 63118,City of St Louis Missouri

Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House

Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House - Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House was the home of founders of Edwardsville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62025, about, attractions, buildings, edwardsville, featured, historic, illinois, landmark, madison, madison-county-info, museums, ziphome - Public Tags: 62025,Edwardsville Illinois,Museums

Compton Hill Water Tower

Compton Hill Water Tower - The Compton Hill Water Tower is the "newest" of the three water towers located in the city of St Louis. Built in 1898, the tower has been totally restored to it former beauty. It is located in the 36-acre Reservoir Park and is the only tower that is still accessible. - More Info - Tags: 63104, attractions, compton-heights-neighborhood, featured, historic, landmark, missouri, southside, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, structure, ziphome - Public Tags: 63104,City of St Louis Missouri

Confederate Prison Alton Illinois

Confederate Prison/Alton Federal Military Prison - The ruins of the Alton Federal Military Prison, also known as the Confederate Prison, is located in Alton Illinois and was used during the Civil War to house Confederate Prisoners. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, buildings, civil-war, featured, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Creole House

Creole House - The Creole House is located in Prairie du Rocher Illinois and was built in 1800 in the French Creole architectural style of Poteaux-en-terre (vertical post in the ground). It is on the National Register of Historical Places. - More Info - Tags: 62277, attractions, buildings, creole, featured, french, historic, illinois, landmark, prairie-du-rocher, randolph - Public Tags: 62277,Prairie du Rocher Illinois

Crown Candy Kitchen

Crown Candy Kitchen - The Crown Candy Kitchen is an historic St. Louis landmark and has been in business since 1913. It is located in the Old North St. Louis Neighborhood in the City of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63106, about, attractions, buildings, dining, family, featured, historic, kids, landmark, missouri, northside, old-north-st-louis-neighborhood, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63106,City of St Louis Missouri

Daniel Boone Home

Daniel Boone Home - The Daniel Boone Home was the Missouri home of the great frontiersman, Daniel Boone and his family. It is located near Defiance Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63332, 63341, about, attractions, buildings, family, featured, historic, history, kids, landmark, missouri, museums, st-charles-county-info, stcharles, ttd, westward-expansion, ziphome - Public Tags: 63341,63332,Museums

Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument

Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument - The Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument is located at the Alton Cemetery and was placed to honor the outspoken and martyred abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy who is buried there. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, african-american, alton, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, madison, structure - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Emma Kunz House

Emma Kunz House - Information on the Emma Kunz House is a restored 1830s home that is modeled after the German street homes that were built in Europe during the 19th-century is located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62220, about, attractions, belleville, buildings, featured, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62220,Belleville Illinois,Museums

Eugene Field House

Eugene Field House - Eugene Field House was the home of the children's poet, Eugene Field and his father Roswell Field, an important lawyer in the Dred Scott slavery case. Today it is a toy museum and a National Historic Landmark located in the city of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63102, about, attractions, buildings, downtown, family, featured, historic, history, kids, landmark, missouri, museums, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63102,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis,Museums

Faust Park Historic Village - The Faust Park Historic Village is a "heritage museum" being a collection of nineteenth century historic homes and buildings that have been moved to Faust Park to preserve the heritage of St Louis County. Many of the buildings and homes can be toured. - More Info - Tags: 63017, about, attractions, chesterfield, featured, historic, history, kids, missouri, museums, st-louis-county-info, stlco, ttd, westco, ziphome, zipinfo - Public Tags: 63017,Chesterfield Missouri,Museums

Felix Valle State Historic Site

Felix Valle State Historic Site - The Felix Valle State Historic Site has several buildings and includes a native limestone home built in 1818 in the Federal style of architecture as a residence and a mercantile store and is located in Ste Genevieve Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63670, attractions, buildings, creole, featured, french, historic, landmark, missouri, sainte-genevieve, stegenevieve, ziphome - Public Tags: 63670,Sainte Genevieve Missouri

Ferguson Railroad Depot

Ferguson Railroad Depot - The Historic Ferguson Railroad Depot is located in Ferguson Missouri and houses the Whistle Stop Depot Frozen Custard Shop. - More Info - Tags: 63135, about, attractions, buildings, featured, ferguson, historic, landmark, missouri, northco, stlco, ziphome - Public Tags: 63135,Ferguson Missouri

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site - The First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site is the location of Missouri's Capitol until the one in Jefferson City could be completed. It is located in Historic St. Charles Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63301, about, attractions, buildings, featured, historic, history, kids, landmark, missouri, museums, st-charles, st-charles-county-info, state, stcharles, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63301,Museums,St Charles City

Fitz's American Grill & Bottling Works

Fitz's American Grill & Bottling Works - Fitz's American Grill & Bottling Works is located in "The Loop" in University City in the historic West End Bank. Fitz's bottles its own and is famous for its root beer, orange soda, cream soda and other soft drink flavors. The vintage bottling works can be viewed from the dining area of the restaurant. - More Info - Tags: 63130, about, attractions, family, featured, historic, kids, landmark, midco, missouri, restaurant, stlco, the-loop, ttd, university-city, ziphome - Public Tags: 63130,University City Missouri

Forest Park Grand Basin

Forest Park St Louis - Forest Park was established in 1874 as one of the largest urban parks in the United States. It was the location of the 1904 World's Fair (the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904). Today, the St. Louis Zoo, the Muny, the St Louis Art Museum and much more can be found in Forest Park. - More Info - Tags: 10-things, 63110, 63112, attractions, featured, forest-park, historic, landmark, metro, missouri, parks, recreation, st-louis-city-info, st-louis-summer-things-to-do, stlcity, ttd, west-central, ziphome - Public Tags: 63110,63112,City of St Louis Missouri

Fort de Chartres

Fort de Chartres - Fort de Chartres is located in Prairie du Rocher Illinois. The stone fort was built by the French to govern the Illinois Country in 1760. Today a portion of the fort is reconstructed. - More Info - Tags: 62277, attractions, creole, day-trips, featured, french, historic, history, illinois, locations, prairie-du-rocher, randolph, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62277,Prairie du Rocher Illinois

Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site

Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site - Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site is located near Ellis Grove Illinois. The earthworks are all that remains of the fort that was built by the French in 1703 to protect the town of Kaskaskia. - More Info - Tags: 62241, attractions, creole, ellis-grove, featured, french, historic, history, illinois, lewis-and-clark, locations, randolph, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62241,Ellis Grove Illinois

Fox Theatre

Fox Theatre - The Fabulous Fox Theatre is an historic entertainment venue located in the city of St Louis Missouri in the Grand Center. Broadway shows, comedians and concerts come to the Fox stage each year. - More Info - Tags: 10-things, 63103, about, attractions, buildings, christmas, entertainment, featured, grand-center, grand-center-neighborhood, historic, landmark, metro, missouri, music, performing-arts, st-louis-city-info, st-louis-winter-things-to-do, stlcity, ttd, venues, west-central, ziphome - Public Tags: 63103,City of St Louis Missouri,Entertainment

George Washington Carver National Monument

George Washington Carver National Monument - The George Washington Carver National Monument is located near Diamond Missouri and honors George Washington Carver, his life and his many accomplishments. - More Info - Tags: 64840, about, african-american, attractions, day-trips, featured, historic, missouri, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, ttd - Public Tags:

Glen Carbon Heritage Museum

Glen Carbon Heritage Museum - Information on the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum featuring the history of Glen Carbon Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62034, about, attractions, featured, glen-carbon, historic, illinois, madison, museums, ziphome - Public Tags: 62034,Glen Carbon Illinois,Museums

Grant's Farm

Grant's Farm - Grant's Farm is the ancestral home of the Busch family and features a petting zoo, elephant and exotic bird shows and of course Anheuser-Busch products! It is located in Grantwood Village Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63123, about, animals, attractions, family, featured, german, grantwood-village-missouri, historic, history, kids, locations, metro, missouri, southco, st-louis-spring-things-to-do, stlco, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63123,Grantwood Village Missouri

Greater St Louis Air and Space Museum

Greater St Louis Air and Space Museum - The Greater St Louis Air and Space Museum is located in Cahokia Illinois at the St Louis Downtown Airport in the one of the two historic Curtiss-Wright Hangers. - More Info - Tags: 62206, about, attractions, cahokia, featured, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois,Museums

The Griot Museum of Black History & Culture

Griot Museum of Black History & Culture - The Griot Museum of Black History & Culture is located in the St. Louis Place Neighborhood in the City of St Louis Missouri and is the premiere museum in the region on African-American history. - More Info - Tags: 63106, about, african-american, attractions, featured, historic, history, kids, missouri, museums, northside, st-louis-city-info, st-louis-place-neighborhood, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63106,City of St Louis Missouri,Museums

Hannibal Missouri

Hannibal Missouri - Hannibal Missouri is the historic boyhood city of the famous author, Mark Twain and located in Marion County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63401, about, attractions, day-trips, family, featured, hannibal, historic, history, kids, marion, missouri, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, westward-expansion, ziphome - Public Tags: 63401,Hannibal Missouri

Harney Mansion

Harney Mansion - The Harney Mansion located Sullivan Missouri is on the National Register of Historic places and was the home of General William S. Harney, a Civil War general. - More Info - Tags: 63080, attractions, buildings, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, missouri, museums, national-register, sullivan, ziphome - Public Tags: 63080,Museums,Sullivan Missouri

Hawken House

Hawken House - The Hawken House was built by Christopher Hawken, the son of Jacob Hawken who produced the famous Hawken Rifle, the "gun that settled the west." The house is located in Webster Groves Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63119, about, attractions, buildings, featured, historic, landmark, midco, missouri, museums, st-louis-county-info, stlco, webster-groves, ziphome - Public Tags: 63119,Museums,Webster Groves Missouri

Heads General Store

Heads General Store - The historic Head's General Store, located in St Albans Missouri, has been in continuous operation since 1892. - More Info - Tags: 63073, about, attractions, buildings, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, landmark, missouri, st-albans, ziphome - Public Tags: 63073,St Albans Missouri

Historic Alton, Illinois

Historic Alton Illinois - Alton, Illinois has been the location of many historic events in the history of the United States. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, day-trips, fall-season, featured, ghosts, halloween, historic, history, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Historic Cahokia Courthouse

Historic Cahokia Courthouse - The Historic Cahokia Courthouse was built in 1740 and is an example of French Creole architecture, one of the few examples left in the United States. It is located in St Clair County in Cahokia Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62206, about, attractions, buildings, cahokia, creole, featured, french, historic, history, illinois, landmark, lewis-and-clark, museums, st-clair-county-info, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, stclair, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois,Museums

Historic Clarksville Missouri

Historic Clarksville Missouri - Historic Clarksville Missouri is located on the Great River Road that runs from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada along the Mississippi River. It is about an hour and a half drive from downtown St Louis in Pike County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63336, about, attractions, clarksville, day-trips, featured, historic, missouri, pike, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, westward-expansion, ziphome - Public Tags: 63336,Clarksville Missouri

Historic Cuba Missouri

Historic Cuba Missouri - Historic Cuba Missouri is located about one and a half hours from Downtown St Louis in Crawford County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 65453, about, attractions, crawford, cuba, day-trips, featured, historic, historic-route-66, missouri, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 65453,Cuba

Historic Elsah Illinois

Historic Elsah Illinois - Elsah, Illinois was founded in 1853 by General James Semple who came from Kentucky and is located off of the Great River Road, through the opening in the bluffs between Mt. Radiance and Mt. Pisgua. - More Info - Tags: 62028, about, attractions, day-trips, elsah, featured, historic, illinois, jersey, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62028,Elsah Illinois

Historic Frenchtown St. Charles

Historic Frenchtown St. Charles - Historic Frenchtown St. Charles is filled with antique shops and quaint historic buildings and homes. It is a St. Louis attraction and National Trust Historic District and is located in St. Charles Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63301, about, attractions, featured, french, historic, missouri, st-charles, stcharles, towns, ziphome - Public Tags: 63301,St Charles City

Historic Grafton Illinois

Historic Grafton Illinois - The history of Grafton, Illinios is tied to the two rivers, the Illinios and the Mississippi, that come together at this town's riverside location. - More Info - Tags: 62037, about, attractions, day-trips, featured, grafton, historic, illinois, jersey, towns, ziphome - Public Tags: 62037,Grafton Illinois

Historic Hanley House

Historic Hanley House - The Historic Hanley House was built in 1855 and originally sat on a one hundred acre farm. Members of the Martin Franklin Hanley family occupied the home for 113 years before it was given to Clayton Missouri for a historical museum. - More Info - Tags: 63105, about, attractions, buildings, clayton, featured, historic, landmark, midco, missouri, museums, st-louis-county-info, stlco, ziphome - Public Tags: 63105,Clayton Missouri,Museums

Historic Hermann Missouri vineyard

Historic Hermann Missouri - Hermann, Missouri, located 90 minutes west of downtown St. Louis, was established in 1837 as a German Society Settlement. Beautiful country, wineries, and more await you. - More Info - Tags: 65041, about, attractions, day-trips, fall-season, featured, gasconade, german, hermann, historic, history, missouri, missouri-wine-trail, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 65041,Hermann Missouri

Historic Holy Family Log Church

Historic Holy Family Log Church - The Historic Holy Family Log Church is located in Cahokia Illinois, and is an example of late 1700's French Creole architecture. - More Info - Tags: 62206, attractions, buildings, cahokia, catholic, church, creole, featured, french, historic, illinois, landmark, stclair, worship, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois,Church

Historic Kimmswick

Historic Kimmswick - The city of Historic Kimmswick is the home of the famous Blue Owl Restaurant and many fun boutiques and is located in Jefferson County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63052, 63053, about, attractions, day-trips, fall-season, featured, historic, history, jefferson, jefferson-county-info, missouri, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63053,63052,Kimmswick Missouri

Historic Leclaire Village

Historic Leclaire Village - The historic village of Leclaire was founded in 1890 by N.O. Nelson who had a vision to create a factory town. The entire village is on the National Register of Historic Places. This is a part of Edwardsville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62025, attractions, edwardsville, featured, historic, illinois, locations, madison, madison-county-info, national-register, places, ziphome - Public Tags: 62025,Edwardsville Illinois

Historic Louisiana Missouri

Historic Louisiana Missouri - Historic Louisiana Missouri has been described as having the most intact Victorian Streetscape in Missouri with many restored Victorian and Italianate buildings. Louisiana Missouri is located along the Mississippi River in Pike County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63353, about, attractions, day-trips, featured, historic, louisiana, missouri, pike, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, westward-expansion, ziphome - Public Tags: 63353,Louisiana Missouri

Maeystown Illinois

Historic Maeystown Illinois - Maeystown Illinois is located in Southern Illinois in Monroe County. Maeystown, founded in 1852 by German immigrants, holds several annual events such as Oktoberfest, Fruehlingsfest and Fastnacht. - More Info - Tags: 62256, about, attractions, day-trips, featured, german, historic, illinois, landmark, maeystown, monroe, monroe-county-info, national-register, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62256,Maeystown Illinois

Historic New Haven Missouri

Historic New Haven Missouri - Historic New Haven Missouri was established in the late 1880's with most of it's historic buildings still remaining. It is also on the Missouri Wine Trail because of it's many wineries. - More Info - Tags: 63068, about, attractions, day-trips, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, missouri, missouri-wine-trail, new-haven, towns, ziphome - Public Tags: 63068,New Haven Missouri

Historic St Charles

Historic St Charles - Historic St Charles is the location of the first state capital of Missouri and is located in St Charles County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63301, about, attractions, christmas, featured, historic, history, lewis-and-clark, missouri, missouri-wine-trail, st-charles, st-charles-county-info, st-louis-winter-things-to-do, stcharles, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63301,St Charles City

Historic Washington Missouri

Historic Washington Missouri - Historic Washington Missouri has a rich history with many historical homes, buildings and districts. It is located along the Missouri River and on the Missouri Wine Trail. - More Info - Tags: 63090, about, attractions, day-trips, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, german, historic, history, missouri, missouri-wine-trail, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, washington, ziphome - Public Tags: 63090,Washington Missouri

Holocaust Museum and Learning Center

Holocaust Museum and Learning Center - The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center features artifacts and photographs from St. Louis Holocaust survivors and is located in St. Louis County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63146, about, attractions, featured, historic, history, kids, midco, missouri, museums, st-louis-summer-things-to-do, stlco, ttd, ziphome, zipinfo - Public Tags: 63146,Museums

Jarrot Mansion

Jarrot Mansion - The Jarrot Mansion, home of the French entrepreneur Nicholas Jarrot, was built in 1807 and is one of the oldest masonry buildings in the state of Illinois and a National Historic Landmark. - More Info - Tags: 62206, attractions, buildings, cahokia, creole, featured, french, historic, illinois, landmark, lewis-and-clark, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - Information on Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery is located in South St. Louis County. Originally built in 1826 as the first permanent army base west of the Mississippi River. - More Info - Tags: 63125, about, attractions, cemetery, civil-war, featured, historic, locations, memorial-day, missouri, national, southco, st-louis-county-info, stlco, ziphome - Public Tags: 63125

Missouri State Capitol

Jefferson City Missouri - Jefferson City, Missouri is the state capital of Missouri. Interestingly, it was created for that specific purpose and was laid out by Daniel Boone's son, Daniel Morgan Boone. - More Info - Tags: 65101, about, attractions, day-trips, featured, government, historic, missouri, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd, westward-expansion, ziphome - Public Tags: 65101,Jefferson City

Jesse James Wax Museum

Jesse James Wax Museum - Jesse James Wax Museum features a large collection of Jesse James and his gang's belongings and fire arms. - More Info - Tags: 63079, about, attractions, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, kids, missouri, museums, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, stanton, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: Museums

John Colter Museum and Visitor Center

John Colter Museum and Visitor Center - John Colter Museum and Visitor Center is located in New Haven Missouri. The museum contains art exhibits featuring John Colter and the Lewis and Clark Expedition as well as Native American artifacts and Missouri River history. - More Info - Tags: 63068, attractions, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, lewis-and-clark, missouri, museums, new-haven, ziphome - Public Tags: 63068,Museums,New Haven Missouri

Katherine Dunham Museum

Katherine Dunham Museum - The Katherine Dunham Museum is located in East St Louis Illinois and houses extensive collections of costumes, mementos and art of Miss Dunham's. - More Info - Tags: 62201, african-american, attractions, east-st-louis, featured, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201,East St Louis Illinois,Museums

Kemp Auto Museum

Kemp Auto Museum - The Kemp Auto Museum which is located in West St. Louis County in Chesterfield Missouri, has on display automobiles that are "historically significant and artistically inspired". - More Info - Tags: 63005, attractions, featured, historic, kids, museums, stlco, ttd, westco, ziphome, automobiles, chesterfield - Public Tags: 63005,Museums,Chesterfield Missouri

Labor and Industry Museum

Labor and Industry Museum - The Labor and Industry Museum chronicles the contributions the Belleville Illinois area made to the nation's industrial movement. - More Info - Tags: 62220, about, attractions, belleville, featured, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62220,Belleville Illinois,Museums

Laclede's Landing

Laclede's Landing - Laclede's Landing is located on the Mississippi River front in the city of St Louis Missouri. It is the original center of river commerce for the young frontier city that was established by Pierre Laclede. Now it is a bustling center for dining and entertainment. - More Info - Tags: 63102, about, areas, attractions, downtown, entertainment, featured, historic, locations, missouri, riverfront, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ziphome - Public Tags: 63102,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis,Entertainment

Lemp Mansion

Lemp Mansion - The Lemp Mansion, the home of the Lemp Brewery founder, William J. Lemp, is a restaurant, a Bed & Breakfast and reportedly haunted! It is located in the city of St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63118, about, attractions, benton-park-neighborhood, buildings, fall-season, featured, ghosts, halloween, historic, landmark, missouri, new-years-day, southside, st-louis-city-info, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63118,City of St Louis Missouri

Lewis and Clark Boathouse and Nature Center

Lewis and Clark Boathouse and Nature Center - The Lewis and Clark Boathouse and Nature Center features artifacts and information from the famous journey Lewis and Clark made up the Missouri River. It is a St Louis attractions located in St Charles Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63301, about, attractions, featured, historic, kids, lewis-and-clark, missouri, museums, st-charles, st-charles-county-info, stcharles, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63301,Museums,St Charles City

Lewis and Clark Heritage Days

Lewis and Clark Heritage Days - Information on Lewis and Clark Heritage Days Festival held in St Charles Missouri on the third weekend in May. - More Info - Tags: 63301, annual, attractions, events, featured, festivals, food, historic, lewis-and-clark, may, missouri, music, spring, st-charles, st-charles-county-info, st-louis-spring-things-to-do, stcharles, ttd - Public Tags: 63301,St Charles City

Lincoln Douglas Square

Lincoln Douglas Square - The Lincoln Douglas Square, located in Alton Illinois, is the exact location where the debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas took place when both were campaigning for the same US Senate seat in 1858. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, locations, madison, madison-county-info, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Lincoln-Shields Recreation Area

Lincoln-Shields Recreation Area - Lincoln-Shields Recreation Area is located in West Alton Missouri and features a Civil War Memorial, access to the Missouri River for boating and fishing and access to the West Alton Trail. - More Info - Tags: 63386, about, attractions, civil-war, featured, historic, locations, missouri, stcharles, west-alton - Public Tags: 63386,West Alton

Lindbergh Relay Station

Lindbergh Relay Station - The Lindbergh Relay Station in Godfrey Illinois was once used to assist pilots, including Charles Lindbergh, who needed a layover along the Chicago-St Louis Mail route. - More Info - Tags: 62035, attractions, buildings, featured, godfrey, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info - Public Tags: 62035,Godfrey Illinois

Louis Bolduc House

Louis Bolduc House - The Louis Bolduc House located in Ste Genevieve was built in the early 1790's in the French Creole style of architecture known as "poteaux-sur-sole". - More Info - Tags: 63670, attractions, buildings, creole, featured, french, historic, landmark, missouri, sainte-genevieve, stegenevieve, ziphome - Public Tags: 63670,Sainte Genevieve Missouri

Martin-Boismenue House

Martin-Boismenue House - Information on the Martin-Boismenue House, a French Creole home built in 1790 in East Carondelet Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62240, about, attractions, buildings, creole, east-carondelet, featured, french, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62240,East Carondelet Illinois,Museums

Maryville Heritage Museum

Maryville Heritage Museum - The Maryville Heritage Museum features items that showcase the history of the citizens of Maryville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62062, about, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, maryville, museums, ziphome - Public Tags: 62062,Maryville Illinois,Museums

Mastodon State Historic Site

Mastodon State Historic Site - Mastodon State Historic Site is on the National Register of Historic Places because of the important archaeological and paleontological finds discovered at the park. It is located in Jefferson County in Imperial Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63052, about, attractions, family, featured, historic, history, jefferson, jefferson-county-info, jefferson-county-missouri-parks, kids, locations, missouri, museums, national-register, parks, recreation, science, state, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63052,Museums

Meramec Caverns

Meramec Caverns - Beautiful Meramec Caverns is one of the many caves and caverns found in Missouri. It is located near Stanton Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63079, about, attractions, family, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, historic-route-66, kids, metro, missouri, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: Attractions

Missouri Civil War Museum

Missouri Civil War Museum - The Missouri Civil War Museum is located in the restored Jefferson Barracks Post Exchange and Gymnasium Building. - More Info - Tags: 63125, about, attractions, buildings, civil-war, featured, historic, lemay, missouri, museums, southco, stlco, ziphome - Public Tags: 63125,Lemay Missouri,Museums

Missouri History Museum

Missouri History Museum - The Missouri History Museum features exhibits on the 1904 World's Fair, exhibits on St. Louis, past and present, and a replica of Charles Lindbergh's airplane, The Spirit of St. Louis, as well as many others. It is a St Louis attraction located in Forest Park in St Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63112, about, attractions, buildings, featured, forest-park, historic, history, kids, lewis-and-clark, metro, missouri, museums, st-louis-city-info, st-louis-summer-things-to-do, stlcity, ttd, west-central, ziphome - Public Tags: 63112,City of St Louis Missouri,Museums

Missouri Meerschaum Museum

Missouri Meerschaum Museum - Missouri Meerschaum Museum, is located in the Missouri Meerschaum Corn Cob Pipe Factory which was established in 1869, and is the oldest corn cob pipe manufacturer in the United States. - More Info - Tags: 63090, attractions, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, missouri, museums, washington, ziphome - Public Tags: 63090,Museums,Washington Missouri

Modoc Rock Shelter National Historic Site

Modoc Rock Shelter National Historic Site - The Modoc Rock Shelter National Historic Site is an archaic site where Native Americans, beginning 9,000 years ago, found shelter and protection from the elements under the cliffs. Located near Modoc Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62277, about, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, locations, modoc, native-american, randolph - Public Tags: 62277,Modoc Illinois

Museum of Transportation

Museum of Transportation - The Museum of Transportation features exhibits of all modes of transportation, ranging from trains to tugboats and everything in between! It is a St Louis attraction located in West St Louis County Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63122, about, attractions, family, featured, historic, kids, metro, missouri, museums, st-louis-county-info, stlco, ttd, westco, ziphome - Public Tags: 63122,Attractions,Museums

The Museum of Westward Expansion

Museum of Westward Expansion - The Museum of Westward Expansion is located below the Gateway Arch. And by "below" we mean "underground!" - More Info - Tags: 63102, about, attractions, downtown, family, featured, historic, history, kids, missouri, museums, riverfront, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, westward-expansion, ziphome - Public Tags: 63102,Attractions,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis,Museums

New Madrid Missouri

New Madrid Missouri - The historic city of New Madrid Missouri is located on a bend in the Mississippi River in southeast Missouri and is the County Seat of New Madrid County. - More Info - Tags: 63869, about, attractions, civil-war, day-trips, featured, historic, missouri, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, towns, ttd - Public Tags: 63869,New Madrid

Nims Mansion

Nims Mansion - The Nims Mansion was built for Eugene Nims, founder of Southwestern Bell Telephone, and his family as a weekend retreat. It is located in Bee Tree Park in Oakville Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63129, about, attractions, buildings, featured, historic, landmark, missouri, oakville, southco, stlco, ziphome - Public Tags: 63129,Oakville Missouri

North Alton Confederate Cemetery

North Alton Confederate Cemetery - The North Alton Confederate Cemetery is the final resting place of 1,354 Confederate soldiers who died while in prison in Alton Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62002, alton, attractions, cemetery, civil-war, featured, historic, illinois, locations, madison, madison-county-info, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Old Cathedral downtown St Louis

Old Cathedral - The historic Basilica of St. Louis, King of France, better known as the "Old Cathedral", is located in downtown St Louis on the site that was set aside for that purpose in 1764 by Pierre Laclede. - More Info - Tags: stlcity, 63102, about, attractions, buildings, downtown, downtown-neighborhood, featured, historic, landmark, missouri, riverfront, st-louis-city-info, ziphome, church, worship, catholic - Public Tags: 63102,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis

Old Courthouse

Old Courthouse - The Old Courthouse features a museum of memorabilia of the famous Dred Scott trial and has two courtrooms set up to represent two separate time periods. It is located in the city of St Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63102, about, attractions, buildings, christmas, downtown, family, featured, historic, history, kids, landmark, martin-luther-king-weekend, missouri, museums, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 63102,City of St Louis Missouri,Downtown St Louis,Museums

Old Fire Engine Museum

Old Fire Engine Museum - The Old Fire Engine Museum is located in Granite City Illinois chronicles the history of firefighting. - More Info - Tags: 62040, about, attractions, featured, granite-city, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, museums, ziphome - Public Tags: 62040,Granite City Illinois,Museums

Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House

Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House - Information on the Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House located in Granite City Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62040, about, attractions, featured, granite-city, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, museums, national-register, ziphome - Public Tags: 62040,Granite City Illinois,Museums


More St Louis Attractions - History


Governor Daniel Dunklin Grave State Historic Site - The Governor Daniel Dunklin Grave State Historic Site is located in Herculaneum, overlooking the Mississippi River. - More Info - Tags: 63048, about, attractions, cemetery, featured, herculaneum, historic, jefferson, missouri - Public Tags:

Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum - Information on The Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum located at the Creve Coeur Airport in Maryland Heights Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63146, 90210, attractions, featured, historic, maryland-heights, missouri, museums, stlco, westco, ziphome, zipinfo - Public Tags: 63146,Maryland Heights Missouri,Museums

Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing - Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing is the location of one of the few documented Underground Railroad events in the United States. It is located on the St. Louis riverfront north of the Merchants Bridge. - More Info - Tags: 63147, about, african-american, attractions, featured, historic, history, missouri, near-north-riverfront, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, ziphome - Public Tags:

Meramec Valley Historical Museum - Meramec Valley Historical Museum, located in Pacific Missouri, documents and preserves the history of the Meramec Valley communities of Pacific, Gray Summit, Labadie, Robertsville, Catawissa and Villa Ridge. - More Info - Tags: 63069, attractions, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, missouri, museums, pacific, ziphome - Public Tags: 63069,Museums,Pacific Missouri