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Address: Independence, MO
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Shopping, history, civil war, churches, more churches Very walkable depending on weather. Good directions signs and info.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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66 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had a great time on the square. Several cute shops. We liked the food too! The courthouse square has several interesting monuments and infornative historical plaques. A fun time.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Shopping, history, civil war, churches, more churches Very walkable depending on weather. Good directions signs and info.

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Florissant, MO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

be sure to take time to explore the shops -- there's something for everyone here. Great variety of restaurants too. We especially enjoyed Gilbert Whitney culinary shop.

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BUTTE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I loved that the square really was a square and everything was in walking distance. I saw the statue, art galleries, and ate at a wonderful mexican restaurant with real mexican food. You can't go to Independence and not stop at the square. There was plenty of street parking too.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great location to visit, take in Dinner, desert and some candy. People very friendly and polite. Square pizza is really good. Staff very helpfull.

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Norwood, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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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Address: Independence, MO
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence

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