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Address: 18th Street, from Ashland to Grand Avenue, Saint Joseph, MO
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Just a small street with a monument...

This was something we seeked out, because we had read some interesting reviews. Now I am not sure what people were taking about in the reviews because it was just a very short... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed November 28, 2014
glitterqueen1975
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Fall River, Massachusetts
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Fall River, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This was something we seeked out, because we had read some interesting reviews. Now I am not sure what people were taking about in the reviews because it was just a very short street with a monument with a quote from Eugene Fields. Had some flowers along the base of the monument... Not worth looking for. Not too much to... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is another site I was surprised to see high on the list of things to do in St. Joe... This is nothing more than relatively short street. It is certainly nicer than most streets in St. Joe; however, I would much rather take a drive down Ashland or out in Stonecrest. There is a monument; however, it says little... More 

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We we weren't sure what this was but we took a chance :) Lovers Lane is a very scenic short drive. There is a little area with a monument with a quote from Eugene Fields about Lovers Lane, a lot of flowers around the monument.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Read the poem and then make the drive down this beautiful lane. It is covered with grand trees that shadow the drive to make it a very peaceful drive on any given afternoon.

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San Francisco, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I read these reviews with interest, as I am considering moving to the area. After living throughout the US. (I currently live in the Bay Area) and having visited many of the US scenic sites and local neighborhoods, I have to say that this truly is a lovely area. I just visited in the fall and it is beautiful and... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

The residents in this area like to try to make a bigger deal about the name of their street than is necessary to boost their self esteem & property values but its way overrated. I'm sure it was neat back in the day but that was long ago. It's just another street these days that a poem talked about long... More 

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Odessa, MO
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This is a lovely, winding, street in the northern part of town. While it is no longer the country lane described in the poem by Eugene Fields, it is a lovely drive through a nice neighborhood. Fortunately, we chose a time of day (mid-morning on Wednesday) when traffic was light and we could slow down and look at some very... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Lover's Lane is a beautiful place to drive in any season! Winter boasts lots of beautiful Christmas lights, and Spring/Summer you'll see houses with the outstanding gardening of the locals.

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

If you want to take a drive and look at some nice old houses (among average houses, that's the way we roll here in St. Joe) it's a very lovely drive. Don't try to walk it though. The best part has no sidewalks.

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Central PA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

It took forever to find this because it's an overpass off the main road with no good signage. Basically it's a back country road in the middle of an old but very pretty housing development. You'd probably appreciate it more if you walked along it rather than drove.

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