This Missouri Town Is One Of The Most Important Places in American History
When most people think about historic Missouri towns, they think of the small towns across the state located along the river or railroad tracks. However, Missouri’s fifth largest town might just be one of Missouri’s most historic. Take a trip to the west side of the state and visit Independence for an awesome and educational experience that every Missourian should have!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Have you visited Independence? What was your favorite attraction? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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