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Address: Independence, MO
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Round the Square at Independence

Walking history! The old-time Soda Fountain where Harry S. had his first job! Still going! Are you kidding? Fun shops, especially the one specializing in Swedish and other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Norwood, Colorado
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Norwood, Colorado
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Walking history! The old-time Soda Fountain where Harry S. had his first job! Still going! Are you kidding? Fun shops, especially the one specializing in Swedish and other European crafts and foods/gifts. You can't miss it. If you like movies, the 'Pharaoh' is the place, like when you were a kid. And for fun they have free movies shown on... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Good places to eat and neat for those that love history. Some nice places to shop. The Pharoe is a good place to go to the movies.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

As it was a fairly cool day I didn't stay outside too long, but in early spring it would be lovely with its flowering gardens. OK, this is Harry Truman's town. I tried to imagine him walking with his hat and cane in the nearby streets. I can also see him as a man alone - no body-guards or hangers-on,... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We love going to the IndependenceSquare. It is very interesting for everyone. Our grandkids love it.

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Lakewood, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stopped by the historical Independence Courthouse for silly reason - Oregon Trail! It was great to see the place where so many people got their start for the Oregon, Santa Fe, and California trails. Not a whole lot going on in the square but there seemed to be a couple cute shops and more items getting built up. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Independence Square is a closed on Sundays. Take this into consideration when planning your trip to Independence. The square looks to be fun with shopping and eateries, but sadly we visited on Sunday. 😔

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Independence, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We have not lived here very long and appreciate the mix of old and new in the area. The square has some great restaurants and neat appealing shops! I had heard that the appeal of the area had really gone down until someone decided to take it under their wing and start improvement. Great job, there is still some room... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

In the courthouse, there is a small visitor center and a fairly small office for the county historical society. If you just wander in, they may not seem exciting. But if you ask a question, and especially if you are interested in the area, I found that staff in both places very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Eldon, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is a diamond in the rough. Such quaint little stores and more are being developed. It's a very nice location and the stores were diversified with quality merchandise. A great experience.

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Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I love shopping at the Independence Square! There are tons of cute and unique shops on the Square. Great places to eat too!

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Address: Independence, MO
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence

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