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Independence Square

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Independence, MO
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The origin of the West

The square is an excellent place for an early morning stroll. You will be able to view the historic... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
The Netherlands
Nice place to visit but, not much to see.

There are tours of the courthouse and lots of quaint shops and restaurants on the square but, not... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
Gordon C
Independence, Missouri
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

The square is an excellent place for an early morning stroll. You will be able to view the historic courthouse from all directions (photo opportunities in the morning sun) and to see the statue of President Truman. The square also presents two monuments in memory...More

Thank WStatesTraveler
Reviewed May 24, 2017

There are tours of the courthouse and lots of quaint shops and restaurants on the square but, not much to see unless one is really into history.

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Love walking around here on a cool night. Wish some of the stores were not closed. Had many food places as well as a theater. Love getting frozen yogurt from here. Don't care to be up here during santicaligon days. Too Much chaos. Perfect for...More

Thank Erinn H
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

A lovely downtown to visit. We road the trolley around and viewed the court house. A very nice place for a walk

Thank dew-s02
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This is a great place to stroll along the Independence Square where you'll find lots of good places to eat, Harry Trumans Courtroom in old Courthouse, antiques, coffee, and a mule-pulled schooner with fun stories of the Queen City in the 19th Century.

Thank M Nadine S
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We like to go up and walk around and look in the shops,and maybe even see a movie. They have lots of wonderful places to eat lunch or dinner, but alot close at 5 or 6.

Thank MissyMoo06
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Nice quaint shopping area with a variety of specialty shops and restaurants. I have lived in the area my entire life and there always seems to be something fun happening on the square.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

I love how Independence has preserved so many of these old buildings. The charm of the square is my favorite thing about Independence. You can step back in time while maintaining today's conveniences. There are a number of shops, restaurants and entertainment on the square...More

Thank jeh15343
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

It's really all about harry Truman. Quaint little town. Neat facts about harry and his life. We missed his house tour because it was full. Don't miss it like we did,

Thank TC c
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Take a step back k in time and visit the birth place of Harry Truman,see were he got his first job, take a free shuttlebusaround town to see where he grew up and lived. Many fun antique shops and good ole fashion food places

Thank Cindi D
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Response from Christine G | Reviewed this property |
It really is a square- businesses all around the perimeter. RV parking might present a challenge, depending on what day you are there.