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Trails End Monument

Hwy 65, Sedalia, MO 65301
+1 660-202-1156
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Fantastic story goes with this great historic monument

A wonderful example of a community effort to honor the history of the cowboy and the railroad and... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
ReidArnold
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Palmer Lake, Colorado
love those trains

If you love trains and the history of trains this is a great stop. I have taken my children several... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
Dana B
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“cattle drive” (4 reviews)
“state fair” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Hwy 65, Sedalia, MO 65301
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

A wonderful example of a community effort to honor the history of the cowboy and the railroad and its impact on Sedalia. Katy trail riders should divert the 1/4 mile or so to visit.

Thank ReidArnold
Reviewed 14 May 2016

If you love trains and the history of trains this is a great stop. I have taken my children several times. its a small stop that only takes about an hour to enjoy, but is well worth the stop. it makes history fun and you...More

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 26 April 2016

It took some time to raise the money for this. Right at the corner of 65 Highway and 16th street, it is also the corner of the Missouri State Fair Grounds. A great symbol of the fair and the Midwest flair. Don't miss it!

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Many of the elder set may recall the old television series "Rawhide" which gave Clint Eastwood his start in the industry. Long story short before railroads extended into the west many drovers brought herds of cattle to Sedalia to rail head and would ship them...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 11 April 2016

So many appreciate the history of this small town and the group responsible for commemorating it by way of this monument is to be commended. Thank you for all your hard work!

Thank Geenza
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Very eye catching definitely a bonus for the Missouri state fair grounds. Great photo stop . A piece of history

Thank juliejs2016
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I watched this being built. It developed over time from a bare field, to a mound of dirt, then railroad tracks, water tower and train. Finally the cattle and cowboys. I watched in anticipation as it slowly came together. I only pass through Sedalia every...More

Thank Cynmos
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Sedalia has worked hard on putting up this great old west display of the cowboys bringing there cows to the train .

Thank Tommy Z
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I enjoyed the choice of subjects to represent this era and the detail depicting them. It's difficult for people today to think of Sedalia as the rail head and the destination of the Texas cattle drives, but it surely was. I had to grin at...More

Thank Edge W
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

What a great Trails End monument right at the entrance of the Missouri State Fair. Stagecoach trains cattle other sculptures and statues. Silos it's a really nice representation of the farming cattle industry for this area

Thank Bernardo F
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