Jefferson Barracks Historic Park, Saint Louis

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Park
Jefferson Barracks, established in 1826 as the country’s first “Infantry School of Practice,” served as a major military installation until 1946. Named in honor of former President Thomas Jefferson, the post played an important role in westward expansion.
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  • The trail is very relaxing and amazing. The trail is very long and the views and scenery was amazing. Very cool park  more »
  • If visiting Jefferson Barracks Historical Park area you need to plan to visit the Cemetery which has soldiers from every American Conflict - I'll leave this up to you to figure out. Additionally...  more »
  • This park is fantastic. My family and I go there all the time and we're never disappointed. It's a great place to go on a bike ride or just relax with your friends.
  • Went to the JB Blast.It in my opinion was good.But not as good as previous years. The Barracks. Is a great tribute to our military. Its also a reminder of our history. I recommend a visit if this is what you are interested in. Also, The Sherman tank is cool.

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