Historic Sappington House Museum
1015 S. Sappington Road, St. Louis, MO 63126 - United States
The Thomas Sappington House Museum, the Library of Americana and Decorative Arts, The Barn Restaurant, and the Loft Gift Shop.
Historic Sappington House Museum in Crestwood is on the National Registry of Historic Places tucked away in a 2.5 acre park, featuring lush lawns and a small lake and fountain. A stunning and rare example of Federal architecture in Missouri, the structure built with slave labor, and flower and herb gardens appear as they did over 200 years ago. Meticulously restored and elegantly refurbished, the site allows visitors to look back in time to see how the wilderness inhabitants lived in the early 1800′s.
Located near the Interstates-44 and -270 intersection, we are less than 20 minutes from the Gateway Arch. For added interest, Sappington House is adjacent to Grant’s Trail, part of the Great Rivers Greenway, and Father Dickson Cemetery, a burial ground founded in 1903 for African-Americans and close to Hawken House and U.S. Grant National Historic Site.
Whether it is natural beauty or a historical/cultural experience or “rustic chic” shopping or delectable dining that you crave, you will enjoy your visit to Sappington House, a welcoming destination for special events, tours, and school field trips. Come visit Historic Sappington House by car, bus, or bicycle and enjoy your stay!
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, join us in the Library of Americana for a free seeds giveaway courtesy of Kress Farm Garden Preserve of Hillsboro, MO. The day, of course, offers complimentary museum tours. Free event entrance and parking at Crestwood Elementary School and in the overflow lot off Reco Avenue. Phone 314-822-8171 for more information.
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