Community Events Calendar
Farmers Market
Jul 27 2017
VNA Hospice Grief Support
Aug 1 2017
Farmers Market
Aug 3 2017
Coffee Connection
Aug 4 2017
Alderman Meeting
Aug 7 2017
Business After Hours-Stoddard County Nutrition Center
August 8 2017
Historic Downtown Dexter Association Meeting
Aug 8 2017
Dexter Park and Recreations Board Meeting
Aug 10 2017

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Welcome to the City of Dexter.

Dexter and the surrounding area are rich in history from the early 1800's to the present. There are two museums in Dexter with six or seven more in surrounding areas.

Just north of Dexter lies the county seat, Bloomfield, home of the first Stars & Stripes newspaper published by Union Soldiers in 1861. Between Dexter and Bloomfield is the Stars & Stripes Museum/Library, which houses information and artifacts from the Civil War to present including the original first issue of The Stars & Stripes newspaper.

Totaling over 35 thousand acres, the area is home to seven State Wildlife Conservation areas. All are open to the public for hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, hiking, camping, or just getting away from it all.

 
 
City of Dexter
515B West Market • PO Box 21 • Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-624-7458 • Toll Free: 800-332-8857 • Fax: 573-624-7459
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