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Jefferson Barracks Historic Park

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This is a real hidden gem, so much history right here in our own back yard. I had no idea how much... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ray Z
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Lovely May morning to take the dogs for a walk. More natural settings rather than highly manicured... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
Gwen W
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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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533 Grant Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63125-4121
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a real hidden gem, so much history right here in our own back yard. I had no idea how much history is associated with Jefferson Barracks. Dating all the way back to the Civil War, through WW1, WW2 and even the Korean and...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely May morning to take the dogs for a walk. More natural settings rather than highly manicured city parks. Interesting history.

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Like the reviews, simply stunning. Times for reflections. Gorgeous, well maintained. Free, easy to get to....

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We have visited this peaceful place , walked around & paid our respects. My husbands great grandfather is buried there & we were able to locate him. Go into the office & they have a helpful person that can help locate graves. My husband was...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

We were in St. Louis to see the Cardinals play, and needed places to go to kill the time before the game. We enjoy visiting historical sites and I am a Civil War enthusiast, so we headed over to Jefferson Barracks not quite knowing what...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Sited along the Mississippi River and adjoining a county park, the grounds are well maintained ... so much so they attract the local deer which seem to overrun the place. For those familiar with the Stephen Ambose book, 'Band of Brothers', there is a mass...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

My son and daughter-in-law got married in the bridal garden. The gardens were beautiful and the setting was perfect. We also had great weather, which really helped!

Thank Staci P
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Wasn't going to look at this because I had recently visited Arlington however it was amazing. About half the number of graves of Arlington(190,000+) but very accessible. You can do a self guided walking tour or drive around to areas that interest you. Large number...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

It's a Very nice Civil War museum. There are Informative videos and displays of Missouri civil war and slave history.

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

As Civil War and History buffs, We were very much interested in visiting this historical site of the first military post west of the Mississippi River. Several Civil War Generals began their military careers posted here, including R.E. Lee, Sherman and Grant. While the original...More

Thank Daniel M
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