Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site

19349 Bothwell State Park Rd., Sedalia, MO 65301 - United States




Built from native limestone over a span of 30 years beginning in 1897, Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site was the summer home of John Homer Bothwell until his death in 1929. When the 12,000-square-foot home was completed, it boasted an electrical system, hot and cold running water, indoor plumbing, central heat, and a host of other amenities and features. Thanks to the will left by Mr. Bothwell, the home contains 95% of his original furnishings. Tours of the home are offered every day of the week except for Tuesday and Wednesday. For more information on tour days and times, call 660-827-0510.


Guided tours are of the inside of the home. The tours take approximately 45 minutes to complete and showcase the interior of the historic Bothwell Lodge.

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