Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

1101 Delaware St.
Lexington, MO 64067- Map It
Phone: (660) 259-4654

AAA Editor Notes

Battle of Lexington State Historic Site, 1101 Delaware St., is the site of the Civil War conflict called the Battle of the Hemp Bales, which was so named for the bales the Southern soldiers used as movable breastworks. Original earthworks and trenches are visible, and the historic Anderson House can be toured.
Free.
Hours: Grounds open daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center Tues.-Sat. (also holiday Mon.) 9-5, Sun. 10-5, Mar.-Oct.; Wed.-Sat. (also holiday Mon.) 9-5, Sun. 10-5, rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.