Jefferson County has several unique historic places. One of the most unique is the Mastodon State Historic Site. Did you know that huge Mastodons roamed Missouri? Yes they did and apparently in large numbers! Go check it out! Jefferson County is also home to two of Missouri's first governors. Thomas C. Fletcher was Missouri's eighteenth and the first native born governor. His home, the Thomas C. Fletcher House is located in Hillsboro. Daniel Dunklin was Missouri's fifth governor and his gravesite, the Governor Dunklin Grave State Historic Site can be found in Herculaneum. Below is a list of some of the other historic sites found 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