P.O. Box 6
Lexington, MO 64067
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Civil War battlefield and antebellum home used as a Federal Hospital during the civil war Battle of Lexington 1861. Site includes a visitor center with video and displays. Guided tours of the Anderson House begin at 10:00 am and end at 4:00 pm.
Exhibits in our visitor center focus on the development of Lexington, events leading to the Civil War in Missouri and specifically the Lexingon area and the Battle. The guided tour is of the Anderson House which was used as a hospital and sustained battle damage during the fight. It is furnished with materials from the 1840-1870's, some from the second owner, Tilton Davis who moved in after the Civil War. Visitors can walk the battlefield on their own stopping at several kiosks which describe the action which took place at that location.
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