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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 history is associated with Jefferson Barracks. Dating all the way back to the Civil War, through WW1, WW2 and even the Korean and...More
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
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
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
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
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