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Worth the detour off I-55

Lots of Missouri history is depicted on this Wall located on the banks of the Mississippi River... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Twhatty
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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Representation of Famous people born in Missouri, names are included to help jog history memories... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jimblakemore2
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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Mural depicting 45 famous Missourians.
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Water Street, Cape Girardeau, MO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Twhatty
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank jimblakemore2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Down at the banks of the Mississippi river is a wall of history info. in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Colorful art tells a story. Worth checking out!

Thank Pam G
Reviewed May 27, 2018

This wall is part of the historic district where you can spend couple of hours always discovering something new.

Thank UNDERPALMTREE
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

These paintings on the wall along the Mississippi river are interesting and depicts history of Capegirdeau

Thank Ashok M
Reviewed May 12, 2018

This area of the downtown historic district always has something fun to do! After walking along the Missouri Wall of Fame, or viewing the mighty Mississippi River, be sure to check out the local farmer's market, if your visit is on a Saturday morning. (This...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Interesting murals give significant events of area over hundreds of years; others honor famous persons who were born or lived in Missouri. Plenty of convenient free parking on weekend we were there. Also within walking distance to restaurants.

1  Thank mfsinmo
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Walking along the Mississippi River in downtown Cape Girardeau, came upon this outstanding muriel painted on the flood wall on the shoreline. Very talented artists decorated this wall, that could have been an eyesore otherwise.

1  Thank BamaGrandslammer
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Love looking at all of the history down town Loved the Wall of Fame and the artwork, I am handicapped and enjoyed being able to see all of the wall in a car not having to walk

Thank Barb M
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