Historical Sites around Carthage, MO

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Battle of Carthage State Historic Site

Battle of Carthage State Historic Site
Chestnut Street
Carthage, MO
The Battle of Carthage was the earliest full-scale battle of the Civil War, preceding Bull Run by 11 days. Battle of Carthage State Historic Site c...
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Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site

Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site
1009 Truman
Lamar, MO
See where “The Buck” started at Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site. Visitors can view the small frame house where the future...
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Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site
7850 N. State Hwy. V
Ash Grove, MO
Nathan Boone was a genuine Missouri icon – a hunter, soldier, surveyor, and businessman. Boone carried his father’s name – he was...
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Fort Scott National Historic Site

Fort Scott National Historic Site
Old Fort Boulevard
Fort Scott, KS
Promises made and broken! A town attacked at dawn! Thousands made homeless by war! Soldiers fighting settlers! Each of these stories is a link in t...
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Osage Village State Historic Site

Osage Village State Historic Site
Hwy. C
Walker, MO
The quiet and peaceful hilltop scenery at Osage Village State Historic Site only hints at the presence of a village that once housed between 2,000 ...
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Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site

Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site
4837 NW County Road
Butler, MO
The Battle of Island Mound marked the first time that African-American troops were engaged in Civil War combat, nearly a year before the battle dep...
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Fort Smith National Historic Site

Fort Smith National Historic Site
301 Parker Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
Fort Smith National Historic Site embraces the remains of two frontier forts and the Federal Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Through a ...
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Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site

Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site
3616 Belleview
Kansas City, MO
Thomas Hart Benton's life is present in both his home and his paintings, and both are preserved at Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Histori...
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Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site

Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site
19349 Bothwell State Park Road
Sedalia, MO
With a commanding view from atop a bluff, Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site is one of the best representations of early 20th Century sen...
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Confederate Memorial State Historic Site

Confederate Memorial State Historic Site
211 West First Street
Higginsville, MO
Step on to the peaceful grounds of Confederate Memorial State Historic Site and experience where the last voices of the “Lost Cause” li...
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Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

Battle of Lexington State Historic Site
1101 Deleware
Lexington, MO
People called Oliver Anderson’s house “the best arranged dwelling house west of St. Louis.” But it became more famous a...
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Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site

Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site
26600 Park Road North
Lawson, MO
Stepping on to the grounds of Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site is like stepping into 19th century pastorale. Many of the buildings...
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Sappington Cemetery State Historic Site

Sappington Cemetery State Historic Site
Route AA
Nelson, MO
Sappington Cemetery State Historic Site houses the grave of a prominent area doctor, Dr. John Sappington, along with two Missouri governors. Gov. M...
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Brown V. Board of Education National Historic Site

Brown V. Board of Education National Historic Site
1515 SE Monroe Street
Topeka, KS
The story of Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools, is one of hope and courage. When the people agreed to be...
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Arrow Rock State Historic Site

Arrow Rock State Historic Site
39521 Visitor Center Drive
Arrow Rock, MO
Stroll through the history of a once-bustling river town that's now the serene village of Arrow Rock. You'll walk streets lined with the architectu...
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Boone's Lick State Historic Site

Boone's Lick State Historic Site
Hwy. 187
Arrow Rock, MO
After a short hike, visitors to Boone’s Lick State Historic Site can see the remnants of one of Missouri’s first and most imp...
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Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site

Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site
South Providence Road
Columbia, MO
The hustle and bustle of nearby Providence Road in Columbia belie the peace and serenity of Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site. The shady tree-fil...
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Clark's Hill/Norton State Historic Site

Clark's Hill/Norton State Historic Site
Osage Hickory Street
Osage City, MO
Walk in the footsteps of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at Clark’s Hill/Norton State Historic State. The explorers camped at the base of Clar...
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Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site

Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site
16957 Dart Road
Laclede, MO
Locust Creek Covered Bridge, built in 1868, once housed the nation's first transcontinental road, Route 8. Today, it is the longest of Missouri's&n...
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Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site
1100 Pershing Dr.
Laclede, MO
Explore a piece of America’s military history at Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site and learn about the experiences that ...
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