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Cattle & Railroad History in Sedalia, MO

Wonderful $1,000,000 historic monument created, built and supported by small and large private... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
DrBillGuitarPlayer
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Sedalia, Missouri
Cattle Drive at the Fairgrounds

Went to visit the Trails End at the Fairgrounds earlier in the month.What a experience.You get the... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Barry B
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Sedalia, Missouri
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Hwy 65, Sedalia, MO 65301
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Wonderful $1,000,000 historic monument created, built and supported by small and large private donations and opened to the public without charge on the northeast corner of the Missouri State Fairgrounds at the intersection of Highway 65 and 16th Street in Sedalia, Missouri (70 miles east...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Went to visit the Trails End at the Fairgrounds earlier in the month.What a experience.You get the whole experience of a cattle Drive.Between the Train cars to the water tower.The landscaping is well thought of.Come visit,bring your camera.

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful monument to the history of the area. It makes you wish for just a moment you could witness the actual event.

Thank Las S
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Right at the corner of the state fairgrounds on 16th street and 65 highway, you can't miss it. It's beautifully put together.

Thank Hezzy_t
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Is a bueatiful monument.. to visit day or night. It is accessible by car and by horseback. A must see if in Sedalia, MO. Come and visit.

Thank Chris K
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
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