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Hidden History

I really take this for granted living in the area, but the entire downtown area and river walk are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ksandlin13
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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An amazing graphic history of Cape Girardeau and the state at large

All along the riverside, on Water street is this massive flood wall, and about 500 feet of it are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really take this for granted living in the area, but the entire downtown area and river walk are a unique way to spend the day. Surrounded by great shopping and restaurants and a few steps away from a close up view of the Mississippi....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ksandlin13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All along the riverside, on Water street is this massive flood wall, and about 500 feet of it are painted with multicolored murals, depicting vignettes of local history, political and legendary personalities, historical events. In parts, the wall is painted on both sides. When we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Great depiction of Missouri history! Very well done, great color and detail - fun for the entire family!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin G
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Took a stroll to view the artwork on the wall. The wall is 18000 square feet. Artwork is exquisite. The wall is against the Mississippi River. No cost. Highly recommend. Rating... excellent.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Iralgo
Reviewed September 5, 2018

As with many cities along the Mississippi, the Missouri Wall of Fame is a series Murals on the sea wall along the waterfront. Here there are several block of murals. Like most art, you make of them what you see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ranles76
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

The mural of walls backs up to the Mississippi. Can view how high the water gets during flood times. The murals give a great appreciation of many outstanding people from the Cape and Missouri.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Very informative about the history & amazing creativity of all those of the area. The river walk is just a bonus

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

The Missouri Wall of Fame is neat to see once but I doubt that I'd go back again. Due to the hot weather we did not walk the whole thing but rather drove along and stopped for a picture or two since it was not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ANR_78
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Lots of Missouri history is depicted on this Wall located on the banks of the Mississippi River near downtown Cape Girardeau. The left portion of the wall depicts events in Missouri history, while the right portion contains the likenesses of many famous people with Missouri...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Twhatty
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Representation of Famous people born in Missouri, names are included to help jog history memories. Only thing to watch for is to stay off the railroad tracks, this is a busy BNSF set of tracks.

Date of experience: July 2018
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