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Address: 533 Grant Road, Saint Louis, MO 63125
Phone Number: 314-544-5714
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Description: When established in 1826, this was the largest military base in the U.S...
When established in 1826, this was the largest military base in the U.S., which serves today as a national cemetery.
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This review is for the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

My husband is writing a book on historic cemeteries, so it was our dream to visit this cemetery when we moved to Missouri. Coming from SoCal, there are a couple of standout... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My husband is writing a book on historic cemeteries, so it was our dream to visit this cemetery when we moved to Missouri. Coming from SoCal, there are a couple of standout military cemeteries that are quite beautiful in their own right. The best, of course, is Ft. Rosecrans, which stands on a hill and overlooks the Pacific Ocean on... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The new aquatic center is brand new and beautiful. It just opened up this summer. It has a lazy river, a climbing wall a diving board and a jumping board. Very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Civil War Museum at Jefferson Barracks was a huge surprise. It is so interesting with displays and videos that tell about the people and the times. The staff was so knowledgable and helpful in our search for information on our great uncle, a union soldier, who died there.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This park/national cemetery is an amazing place! You have the incredible cemetery grounds, which are rich with history and fascinating older headstones, too. Then you have the park, which features paved walking trails, lots of native wildlife, and perfect picnic places. It is a decent hike also if you go off trail. And, bring a camera for some terrific nature... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Love riding bicycles in this park. Trails are well kept. The scenery is pretty. There is a historical element in the park as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Jefferson Barracks is a large federal state and military area filled with history since 1800 when it became military out post. Since that time it's been a major demarcation and training facility. Prior to and during the civil war all of the notable historic individuals passed through its gates including Grant and Lee. It's home to several museums and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a most solemn and humbling place to visit... The grounds are immaculate and the headstones are always so white and clean.. the workers here are mostly if not all vets themselves, who have such love, devotion and respect for their brothers in arms from years past to present... These workers are to be saluted! The cemetary is an... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My husband and I just relocated to St. Louis and we wanted to explore the city and came upon the Jefferson Barracks civil war museum. It was so nice and peaceful, very informative. I recommend it to everyone. The staff were very nice and greeting.

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Norco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

With so much history any militarily vet would be proud to find this as a final resting place. Paying respect to those who served as far back as the Civil War. That's right I said the Civil War and so many unknown soldiers. Simply magnificent.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I grew up close to this park and still enjoy it to this day! Lots of open space, wonderful river views and walking paths in addition to the museums and the ampatheater that hold summer concerts!

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Additional Information about Jefferson Barracks Historic Park

Address: 533 Grant Road, Saint Louis, MO 63125
Phone Number: 314-544-5714
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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