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Bellefontaine Cemetery

Bellefontaine Cemetery
St. Louis, Missouri, 63115
This cemetery was established after the cholera epidemic of 1849. Many bodies were moved from the St. Louis Cemetery downtown to this burial ground. A number of the famous Busch and Lemp family of brewers are buried here.

Busch Stadium

Busch Stadium
St. Louis, Missouri, 63102
Also called New Busch Stadium or Busch Stadium III, the baseball park opened on April 4, 2006. It offers a panoramic view of the downtown St. Louis skyline, as well as the city's distinctive Gateway Arch.

Calvary Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
St. Louis, Missouri, 63115
Calvary ia a 477 acre (1.9 km2) Roman Catholic cemetery established in 1857. Some of the old burials and tombstones were transferred to Calvary Cemetery from much older Catholic cemeteries originally existing in what is now the downtown area.

Gateway Arch (St. Louis Arch)

Gateway Arch (St. Louis Arch)
St. Louis, Missouri
Officially named the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, the arch was built to commemorate the Louisiana Purchase and St. Louis' role as the "gateway" to the western frontier of the early United States.

Harry S Truman Birthplace

Harry S Truman Birthplace
Lamar, Barton County, Missouri, 64759
Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States, was born in this house on May 8, 1884. Truman attended the dedication of his birthplace as a Missouri State Historic Site on April 19, 1959.

Lemp Mansion

Lemp Mansion
St. Louis, Missouri, 63118
This 33-room house was built in 1868 by Jacob Feickert. William J. Lemp, a merchant and brewery owner moved into it in 1876. The ghosts of several Lemp family members are said to haunt the mansion.

Liberty Memorial

Liberty Memorial
Kansas City, Missouri
When the Liberty Memorial opened on November 11, 1926 , President Calvin Coolidge delivered the dedication speech. The memorial is home to the National World War I Museum, which opened on December 2, 2006.

Missouri State Capitol

Missouri State Capitol
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, 65101
The Missouri State Capitol is notable for its architectural features, including its eight 48-foot (15 m) columns on the south portico and six 40-foot (12 m) columns on the north side; its 30-foot (9 m)-wide grand stairway and its bronze front doors.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, Missouri, 64111
Locally referred to as the Nelson Art Gallery or simply the Nelson Gallery, this landmark was actually two museums, until 1983 when it was formally named the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Silver Dollar City

Silver Dollar City
Branson, Missouri, 65616
Silver Dollar City is an 1880s-themed experience that fits Branson's vision as a family-friendly vacation destination with down-home charm. Silver Dollar City has developed into one of the most successful theme parks in the United States.

Wainwright Building

Wainwright Building
St. Louis, Missouri, 63101
Built in 1891 and designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan, this 10-story red-brick office building is among the first skyscrapers in the world. Its steel frame and intricate terra cotta ornament in vertical bands emphasizes its height.

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Top 10 Most Popular Missouri Landmarks

  1. Gateway Arch (St. Louis Arch)
  2. Busch Stadium
  3. Missouri State Capitol
  4. Liberty Memorial
  5. Harry S Truman Birthplace
  6. Wainwright Building
  7. Lemp Mansion
  8. Calvary Cemetery
  9. Bellefontaine Cemetery
  10. Battlefield Mall Shopping Center

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