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Arrow Rock State Historic Site

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Cindy C wrote a review Oct 2020
Columbia, Missouri41 contributions1 helpful vote
Walking in the village was like walking in the history. There was a theater, a court house, a jail, several cabins..., all were originals of old days. The streets were narrow with few old shops. Very interesting place. The visitor center was new but very necessary and helpful for visitors.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Monica58860 wrote a review Sep 2020
Dousman, Wisconsin1,255 contributions162 helpful votes
Arrow Rock was first discovered by the French trappers as they headed up the Missouri. This was also a place to load up on fresh water for the wagon trains headed to Santa Fe. A stop here is a step back in time mingled with the history of our country's expansion. Loved the serenity of the place. Good for Campers and RV's as there is a park for that. The Visitors Center is very interesting. If you like seeing how the pioneers managed to travel and feel the history of the places they did, go to Arrow Rock.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Patricia K wrote a review Sep 2020
Saint Louis, Missouri32 contributions6 helpful votes
This is a great little town in which to spend the day. We started at the visitor's center which includes a museum/history of the town and a short film. A short walk from the visitor's center is the historic town. You can also drive through town. The shopping along the quaint main street was very nice. A few of the historic buildings were also open.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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TravelTeach wrote a review Aug 2020
Mount Vernon, Missouri14 contributions2 helpful votes
This was a perfect afternoon activity for a COVID-19 avoidant couple. We loved the historic town, the quaint houses, the museums that you can just stop in and visit. We especially enjoyed the one that told the story of the doctor who popularized using quinine for malaria. We easily walked from one end of town to the other and just had a great time stopping and visiting the historic spots as we marveled at the houses and landscaping. The Visitor's Center is the place to start to learn the history and get the background to appreciate the town.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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americanhistorymajor wrote a review Aug 2020
Colorado Springs, Colorado41 contributions4 helpful votes
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We stayed at the Arrow Rocks Historic Site RV and Camp Park. My husband, our Goldendoodle Sandy and myself walked into this town to explore and it did not disappoint. It was only about ¾ mile walk from our campsite and the road is pretty with lots of trees and flowers. The town was easy to follow and we got lots of information from the Visitor Center. The visitor center is quaint and air conditioned! Added bonus was the pickup and drop off of books and a quiet place to sit. Some of the shops and places of interest were closed due to COVID 19 but we still got in a wonderful tour. The streets are fun to walk through and we passed residents who would volunteer information about the different buildings. Not all the historic sites were open, but this just gives us a reason to go back. We ate at the café there and sat outside watching Bingham the cat. The waitress even brought water and a biscuit for our dog. Fun trip.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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