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Confederate Memorial State Historic Site
211 West First Street, Higginsville ● 660-584-2853 www.mostateparks.com/confedmem.htm
Today, visitors to the Confederate Memorial State Historic Site can venture to the locations of the former home buildings and stroll through the restored chapel and historic cemetery. Three other historic buildings can be viewed from outside. Interpretive exhibits tell the story of the state's Confederate Soldiers Home, founded in 1891. Visitors can wander through the 135-acre memorial park and enjoy a day of outdoor activities. This may include strolling through the park, fishing in one of the many lakes, or picnicking in the shade of fine old trees.


Missouri Veterans Cemetery
Business Hwy 13, 1 m N of Higginsville ● 660-584-5252.
In November of 1999, the Missouri State Cemetery System of the Missouri Veterans Commission dedicated and opened a new state cemetery in Higginsville. The cemetery is located on 55 acres of a beautifully landscaped hillside just north of town. The grounds include small lakes, a committal shelter, a columbarium wall and an administration building. The staff and support groups are dedicated to maintain the dignity and solemnity of this place of honor.


Historic Higginsville Depot
2113 Main St., Higginsville
The Higginsville Depot was built in 1889. The landmark is now used to house the collections of the Harvey J. Higgins Historical Society. An added attraction is the Illinois Central Railroad Caboose parked across the street from the depot. During the holiday season, the depot is outlined in lights, making it a focal point of historical interest for the entire community. Open seasonally, afternoons, from mid-May through mid-September.