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The Truman Visitors Center is on Main Street off the Square. Plenty of free parking. Although there is little pedestrian traffic and about half the storefronts are vacated, we chose to walk around. Sad that this area is on the decline. It must have been...More
Independence is full of history, from the western trails to the Civil War to Harry Truman. Plenty of historic sites and informative signs downtown, as well as shops, a soda fountain, a movie theater, and wagon tours.
I needed to go to the courthouse. My boyfriend suggested that we walk around the square. There are quaint shops but not a lot of variety - about four places to eat (two ice cream/yoghurt places). This is nice for a walk but not a...More
If you plan on visiting from out of town, don't expect to find anything to do here on a weekend. Came here on Saturday afternoon to find it empty, shops closed for the weekend. Why? With a town so steeped in American history, why is...More