Jefferson County has many interesting historic places, but one of the most unique is the Mastodon State Historic Site. Did you know that Mastodons roamed Missouri? Yes they did and apparently in large numbers! Go check it out! Two of Missouri's first Governors are from Jefferson County, Daniel Dunklin, the fifth governor, and Thomas C. Fletcher, the eighteenth and Missouri's first native born governor. The Thomas C. Fletcher House can be found in Hillsboro and the Governor Dunklin Grave Historic Site can be found in Herculaneum. Below is a list of some of the other historic places in Jefferson County.
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
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
Railroad Employees Memorial - The Railroad Employees' Memorial is dedicated to all the people of De Soto Missouri, who have been, who now are, and who will be employees of the railroad. - More Info - Tags: 63020, attractions, de-soto, featured, historic, jefferson, jefferson-county-info, missouri - Public Tags: 63020,De Soto Missouri
Sandy Creek Bridge State Historic Site - The Sandy Creek Bridge is a State Historic Site. It was built in 1872 and is one of 4 covered bridges that still remains in Missouri. It is located near Goldman Missouri in Jefferson County. - More Info - Tags: 63050, about, attractions, featured, historic, jefferson, jefferson-county-info, landmark, missouri, structure, ziphome - Public Tags: 63050
Thomas C Fletcher House - The Thomas C Fletcher House is the home of Missouri's 18th state governor and is located in Hillsboro Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 63050, about, attractions, buildings, featured, hillsboro, historic, jefferson, jefferson-county-info, landmark, missouri, museums, ziphome - Public Tags: 63050,Hillsboro Missouri,Museums