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Refreshingly easy to get to, Lexington offers endless ways to find yourself. Your visit can take you shopping for treasures, exploring our past, experiencing our events, enjoying the good taste of fresh-picked fruits & veggies in season, savoring our local wineries or discovering our beautiful scenic vistas and wide open spaces.
Your trip to Lexington isn’t about what to do. It’s about what to do next!
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free visitor's guide to lexington area attractions
Our FREE Visitor's Guide will help you plan and make the most of your trip to Lexington. Full of facts and information about our heritage, nearby wineries and orchards plus shopping, dining and more!
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Missouri bicentennial exhibit & speaker event
Explore the conflict, compromise and crisis surrounding Missouri’s admission into the Union with The Missouri Bicentennial Exhibit, “The Struggle for Statehood”, Nov. 3-Dec 8. The exhibit is at the Wentworth Military Academy Museum, 1128 Main St. in Lexington, MO.
Exhibit panels include: Missouri’s First Peoples, Colonial Missouri, The Americanization of Missouri, Slavery Along the Mississippi, Living on the Edge of Statehood, How to Join the Union, The Rise of “The North” and Antislavery Politics, The Crisis in Public Opinion, Crisis in Congress and Compromise, Missouri’s First Elected Leaders, Missouri Constitutional Convention, Aftermath: The State the Union Couldn’t Swallow.
You can also view the 137-year history of the Academy and other exhibits while at the Museum, plus explore historic Lexington as part of your visit - make a day of it! Shopping, dining, sightseeing and historic venues throughout the area.
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