Jefferson Barracks Historic Park, Saint Louis

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#6 of 24 in Historic Sites in Saint Louis
Park · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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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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  • There is a ton to do on this military post - which is still continuously used by the Department of Defense. There is the National Cemetery, several museums, hiking trails, historic buildings, and... 
    There is a ton to do on this military post - which is still continuously used by the Department of Defense. There is the National Cemetery, several museums, hiking trails, historic buildings, and...  more »
  • The trail is very relaxing and amazing. The trail is very long and the views and scenery was amazing. Very cool park 
    The trail is very relaxing and amazing. The trail is very long and the views and scenery was amazing. Very cool park  more »
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  • This is a Pic I found of where my grandfather was stationed in '43
  • 🎖️✈️⚓A beautifully somber reminder of those who sacrificed themselves selflessly for their family, friends and country. A great, local escape from the city. An excellent place for the family.

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