Points of Interest

Advance
Military Memorial
Names of all veterans, living or dead, of any branch and any war from Civil War to present from the community of Advance. Updated twice a year. 
Ash & Sturdivant Streets
Latitude: 37.10448
Longitude: -89.91056
Advance, MO 63730
Phone: 573-722-3156
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
United Methodist Church
An original 1918 architectural design. Has all original stained glass windows. 
Corner of Highway 91 and Whitwell Street
Latitude: 37.10567
Longitude: -89.908985
Advance, MO 63730
Phone: 573-722-3156
Hours: By appointment or normal church hours.
Admission: Donations for inside tours.
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Aquilla
Aquilla Access MO Dept. of Conservation
92 Acres for nature watching and hunting. Boat launching ramp giving access to Castor River. Parking lot and restrooms. 
CR 223
Latitude: 36.96115
Longitude: -89.93260
Aquilla, MO 63825
Phone: 573-624-5821
Hours: As determined by MO Conservation Department
Admission: None
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Avert
Old Iron Bridge
One of two old turn-of-the-century iron bridges left in Stoddard County. Crosses Castor River.
No longer in use. 
CR 512
Latitude: 36.92795
Longitude: -89.82643
Avert, MO 63825
Phone: 573-624-5959
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
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Bernie
Bernie Murals
Three murals painted on buildings pertaining to Bernie history. 
Intersection of Highway 25 and Highway U
Latitude: 36.66950
Longitude: -89.96892
Bernie, MO 63822
Phone: 573-293-5318
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
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Bloomfield
2 Log Cabins
Built in1833 at Cline's Island. Two original log cabins, moved piece by piece to park in 1973. 
Bloomfield City Park
Latitude: 36.87761
Longitude: -89.93124
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-568-3464
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
Christian Church
Original 1890s building with stained glass windows.
No longer in use and waiting to be restored. 
100 East Missouri Street
Latitude: 36.88600
Longitude: -89.92828
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-568-3464
Hours: Inside tours by appointment only
Admission: Donation Free Outside
Civil War Cemetery
150 markers of soldiers who died during the Civil War. Each marker includes a brief account of where, when, and how that soldier died. 
Bloomfield City Cemetery
Latitude: 36.87924
Longitude: -89.92056
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-624-5447
http://www.missouridivision-scv.org/stoddard.htm
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
County Courthouse
Built in 1867, one of the oldest courthouses still in use. Listed on National Register of Historic Sites. 
403 South Prairie Street
Latitude: 36.88459
Longitude: -89.92917
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-568-4640
Hours: Various office hours
Outside Anytime
Admission: None
Crowley Ridge Wildlife Area
1,878 acres of woods and water open to nature watching, hunting, fishing. 
CR 237
Latitude: 36.951250
Longitude: -89.99900
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-624-5821
Hours: As determined by MO Conservation Department
Admission: None
Historical Marker
Large marker that tells the history of Stoddard County.

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Bloomfield City Park
Latitude: 36.87666
Longitude: -89.93120
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-568-3464
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
Miller House
Built in 1843-1845, this is the oldest home in Stoddard County.
Plans to restore and be open for tours. 
306 Cape Road
Latitude: 36.88916
Longitude: -89.92592
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-568-3464
Hours: Call for appointment tour and outside anytime
Admission: None
Bloomfield Murals
Various locations 
Intersection of Prairie Street and Highway J
Latitude: 36.88600
Longitude: -89.92930
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-568-2793
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
Old Iron Bridge
One of two old turn-of-the-century iron bridges left in Stoddard County.
No longer in use. 
CR 535
Latitude: 36.948350
Longitude: -89.87520
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-568-4400
Hours: Appointment only
Admission: None
Stars and Stripes Museum
For those in military service and to veterans who served overseas, the phrase Stars and Stripes represents more than just our American flag. They recognize it as the newspaper that serves as the... 
17377 Stars & Stripes Way - Highway 25 South
Latitude: 36.86608
Longitude: -89.93084
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-568-2055
Hours: Mon Weds Thurs Fri 10:00a.m.- 4:00p.m.
Saturday 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m.
Closed on Sunday & Tuesday
Admission: Donation
State Veterans' Cemetery
Free burial plots for any veteran in good standing from any state of United States. Also includes full military burial services and headstone. 
17357 Stars & Stripes Way - Highway 25 South
Latitude: 36.86268
Longitude: -89.93494
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-568-3871
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
Stoddard County War Memorials
A listing of all Stoddard County residents who have been killed in action since World War I to present time. 
403 South Prairie Street
Latitude: 36.88449
Longitude: -89.92917
Bloomfield, MO 63825
Phone: 573-568-4640
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
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Dexter
Dexter City Lake
11 acres of lake for fishing and nature watching, maintained by Missouri Department of Conservation. 
One Mile Road and West Market Street
Latitude: 36.79625
Longitude: -89.96703
Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-624-5959
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
Dexter Murals
Murals of Dexter's oldest homes, built from 1890 to 1910, that are still occupied. 
23 West Stoddard Street
Latitude: 36.79295
Longitude: -89.95909
Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-624-7458
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
Evans Pottery
Evans family made pottery at this location from 1850-1960. In 1930's, part of family moved to Nevada and California and made Desert Sands Pottery. Since E-Bay, Evans pottery has become famous world... 
Highway 25 (Two miles north of Dexter)
Latitude: 36.83375
Longitude: -89.94153
Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-624-5959
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
Frenchman's Spring
Active spring from early settlers to present time for fresh water. There is a historical Civil War marker located there.

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CR 632
Latitude: 36.75990
Longitude: -89.97358
Dexter, MO 63841
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
The Heritage Caboose
East Main Street
Latitude: 36.79414
Longitude: -89.95730
Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-624-7458
Hours: Anytime Exterior
Interior - Call for appointment
Admission: None
Dexter Welcome Center Depot/Museum
The Dexter Welcome Center Depot/Museum was built in 1918 and was restored through a joint effort of the City of Dexter, the Chamber of Commerce and the Heritage Museum. The Museum portion is dedicated... 
10 South West Main
Latitude: 36.79422
Longitude: -89.95860
Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-614-5131
Hours: Mon., Tue., Thur., Fri. - 9 AM - 3 PM Sat. 9 AM - 1 PM
Admission: None
The Heritage House
Originally built in 1870, it has been moved to its own park and restored with shed and farm machinery. 
307 Cooper Street
Latitude: 36.79745
Longitude: -89.96621
Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-624-7458
Hours: Anytime Tour by appointment
Admission: None
Holly Ridge Wildlife Area
771 acres of forest area, hunting, and nature watching. 
CR 527
Latitude: 36.84984
Longitude: -89.90677
Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-624-5821
Hours: As determined by MO Conservation department
Admission: None
Keller Veteran Memorial
Names of veterans from World War I to present who gave their lives from Dexter, MO community. 
402 West Grant Street
Latitude: 36.78948
Longitude: -89.96413
Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-624-5959
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
Otter Slough Wildlife Management Area
4,866 acres of hunting, nature watching, fishing and only one of a kind slough left. 
Highway ZZ and CR 675
Latitude: 36.72057
Longitude: -90.11356
Dexter, MO 63841
Phone: 573-624-5821
Hours: As determined by MO Conservation department
Admission: None
State Champion Bartram's Oak Tree
Only one naturally occurring in State since 1938. 
CR 717 and Corner of Charlotte Street
Latitude: 36.81690
Longitude: -89.92986
Dexter, MO 63841
State Champion Post Oak Tree
Largest post oak tree in State in terms of girth, height, and spread. 
410 Chautauqua Street
Latitude: 36.792672
Longitude: -89.96425
Dexter, MO 63841
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Dudley
Oak Ridge Conservation Area
Old Highway 60
Latitude: 36.79074
Longitude: -90.10635
Dudley, MO 63936
Phone: 573-624-5821
Hours: As determined by MO Conservation Department
Admission: None
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Puxico
Duck Creek Conservation Area
6,234 acres of nature watching, hunting, fishing. Joins Mingo Wildlife Area. 
Highway 51
Latitude: 37.04575
Longitude: -90.07388
Puxico, MO 63960
Phone: 573-624-5821
Hours: As determined by MO Conservation department
Admission: None
Indian Hills Winery
First Winery in Stoddard County--wine tasting, lunches & dinners, or bring your own picnic basket & enjoy country air & view.

573-718-4913 

9625 County Rd 250
Latitude: 36.99490
Longitude: -90.0613
Puxico, MO 63960
Phone: 573-222-3709
http://www.indianhillswinery.com/
Hours: Fri. 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Sat. & Sun. 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Admission: none
Log Cabin Library
All original log construction. On National Historical register. Still in use as a library. 
Hickman Street
Latitude: 36.95060
Longitude: -90.15709
Puxico, MO 63960
Phone: 573-222-3855
Hours: Various inside hours
Admission: None
Mingo Natural Wildlife Refuge
21.676 acres of refuge hunting and fishing or nature watching. 8,000 acres is not accessible to public. 243 acres of forest area, nature watching, and hunting. 
Highway 51
Latitude: 36.96940
Longitude: -90.15153
Puxico, MO 63960
Phone: 573-624-5821
Hours: As determined by MO Conservation Department
Admission: None
Puxico Murals
Murals of different events in history of Puxico in different spots of downtown Puxico. 
Various sites
Latitude: 36.94990
Longitude: -90.15895
Puxico, MO 63960
Phone: 573-222-3855
Berry-Glenn Historical Museum
Original railroad depot is the old Frisco Railroad Depot which was built in 1902. 
Corner of Highway 51 and East Click Avenue
Latitude: 36.948300
Longitude: -90.16040
Puxico, MO 63960
Phone: 573-222-6951
Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 1 - 5 PM
Other Hours by special appointment
Admission: None
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Rombauer
Railroad Bridge
Late 1800's railroad bridge that was a railroad until mid 1960's and then "right of way" was changed to a county road and is still in use. Last overhead bridge in Stoddard County. 
CR 499
Latitude: 36.87124
Longitude: -90.25410
Rombauer, MO 63962
Hours: Anytime
Admission: None
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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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