10 Historic Towns In Missouri That Will Transport You To The Past

Historic towns are sprinkled all over Missouri, many of them with less than 1000 people in them.  Most of the towns in the state have at least one building on the National Register of Historic Places.  Here are some of the oldest towns in Missouri, all with rich historical pasts.

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Other historic towns in Missouri have been featured previously in the following articles:

15 MORE Small Towns  Featuring St. James, Excelsior Springs, Waynesville, Charleston, New Madrid, Chillicothe, Dexter, Salem, Licking, Mansfield, Glasgow, Paris, Steelville, Hamilton and New Haven

Safest Smaller Places Featuring Greenwood, Smithville, Pleasant Hill, Shrewsbury, Ladue, Clarkson Valley, Bonne Terre, Savannah, Defiance, and Marthasville

And also in :  Safest Cities, Super Tiny Towns, and Small Towns

Missouri has a lot of history and a lot towns that work to preserve that history.  What is your favorite historic town in Missouri?  Share in the comments below.