Franklin County Historic Places

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Franklin County Historic Places

Franklin County is home to Historic Washington Missouri and Historic New Haven, both founded by German immigrants who came to the area in the 1800s. Wineries, Historic Districts and buildings make both cities an enjoyable day trip. One unique historic place is the Missouri Meerschaum Company established in 1869 and is the oldest corn cob pipe manufacturer still in operation in the United States. The Missouri Meerschaum Museum can be toured for free. See the list below for other historic places in Franklin County.

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

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 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 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

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

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 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

The Studio Inn

Studio Inn - The Studio Inn, located in St Albans Missouri, was the historic home of Oscar and Irene Johnson who at one time owned and ran the 7,000 acres of land surrounding the home as a very successful farm. - More Info - Tags: 63073, about, attractions, buildings, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, landmark, missouri, st-albans, ziphome - Public Tags: 63073,St Albans Missouri


More Franklin County Historic Places


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

St Clair Historical Museum - St. Clair Historical Museum is located in the old Odd Fellows Building built in 1899 and features exhibits of a wide variety of artifacts from St. Clair and surrounding areas. - More Info - Tags: 63077, attractions, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, missouri, museums, st-clair, ziphome - Public Tags: 63077,Museums,St Clair Missouri

Veterans Hall of Honor - Veterans Hall of Honor, located in Union Missouri, has displays that honor all Franklin County veterans who have served in our nation's wars. - More Info - Tags: 63084, attractions, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, missouri, museums, union, ziphome - Public Tags: 63084,Museums,Union Missouri

Washington Historical Society Museum - Washington Historical Society Museum has exhibits and artifacts depicting life in Washington Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63090, attractions, featured, franklin, franklin-county-info, historic, missouri, museums, washington, ziphome - Public Tags: 63090,Museums,Washington Missouri