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Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

1100 Pershing Dr, Laclede, MO 64651-9107
+1 660-963-2525
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Boyhood home of this great American

This state historic site is a must see if you find yourself in northeast Missouri. There is a... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
McKinney, Texas
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Well, at least it's history.

It's a very small run down town where the house is. Roads are mostly gravel or broken up asphalt... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Melissa H
Olympia, Washington
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1100 Pershing Dr, Laclede, MO 64651-9107
+1 660-963-2525
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This state historic site is a must see if you find yourself in northeast Missouri. There is a really great film about General John Pershing's amazing life. I learned that he was the ONLY general to be awarded six stars. His home was very nice...More

Thank DDay1959
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

It's a very small run down town where the house is. Roads are mostly gravel or broken up asphalt. General Pershing was a go get 'em kind of General, so of course you have to see where he grew up. I live near here so...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 14 October 2016

No, it's not Monticello, buy we knew that going in:) Pershing's home is an excellent example of an upper-middle-class home from the late 19th Century. The guide was great! We enjoyed our visit.

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This small little museum is on a dirt road and provides lots of great information about the major general of American forces during WW1. About an hour to walk through everything and enjoy the tour. Well worth the time if you are a fan of...More

Thank JHChicago2014
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Any American Military leader of the 20th or 21st Century follows in the footsteps of John j.Pershing. This is a wonderful complex in a very small town in Missouri. The House is very accessible, and does not have an off limits air as other historical...More

Thank Les M
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect as it was a fairly small area; however, this site was excellent, informative, and entertaining. The site contains Pershing's old residence, a school house where the General taught before his military career, and an office area that was informative...More

2  Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 6 June 2016

A Great tribute to a Great American An impressive Missouri State History site, Beautiful grounds and well maintained. Enter the visitor center, ask to see the video, about 40 minutes, I think, made by the Biography Channel. This gives you a better understanding of what...More

2  Thank Calvin L
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My nephew went to visit the museum after his research on the famous Missourian in school. The Missouri Information Center / Museum was easy to find and easy to access. The museum had lots of artifacts and information on JJ Pershing. We watched a short...More

Thank goldmoon8
Reviewed 27 April 2016

In the 1910s, Gen. John J. Pershing was head of the US army. He was responsible for the Mexican Punitive Expedition and led American forces in Europe from 1917-1919. In terms of foreign policy on the ground, this man was invaluable, yet he came from...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 27 February 2016

I was driving from St. Joseph, Missouri to St. Louis on a business trip and found this hidden gem along US 36. I needed a short walk and it filled the bill. The staff was full of knowledge and the interchange was good. This is...More

1  Thank Sussex_County_Hiker
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