Confederate Memorial State Historic Site, Higginsville

Confederate Memorial State Historic Site is located in Missouri, United States, north of Higginsville. The 135acre park was established in 1952 on the site of the Confederate Soldiers Home of Missouri from 1891 to 1950. The site offers tours, fishing ponds, and picnicking.
The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981 as the Confederate Chapel, Cemetery and Cottage. The Confederate Chapel is a small one-storied white frame structure with a square two-storied projecting tower. The adjoining Confederate Memorial Cemetery is laid out in neat rows and each of the 723 graves (some are double) is marked with a stone and inscription.
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  • There isn’t a lot here but there is so much information and so much history. It’s a really moving display for the confederate soldiers. The monument is amazing! The church is beautiful and it’s amazin...  more »
  • Added to our civil war tour in Missouri . Beautiful location.if you are a history buff you need to stop here. Well kept and loads of history.  more »
  • Beautiful park. Lots of trees, walking trail and picnic tables. Very quiet, peaceful and clean.
  • A really nice find, this park & civil war cemetery. Lovely chapel on the grounds and well kept lawns & markers. Including a famous one pictured here.

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