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A pleasant way to spend a day!

Beautiful, charming, eclectic, and lovely! Saw a movie, did some substantial shopping, and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christina F
See the square enjoy

Nice shop visit the old courthouse see where Harry Truman use to walk and enjoy the great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rosie B
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Independence, Missouri
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“soda fountain” (12 reviews)
“harry truman” (14 reviews)
“cute shops” (6 reviews)
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Independence, MO
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"historic courthouse"
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"labor day weekend"
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"covered wagon"
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"german food"
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"square pizza"
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"starting points"
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"first run movies"
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"lots of history"
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"nice square"
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"malt shop"
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"court room"
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"window shop"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, charming, eclectic, and lovely! Saw a movie, did some substantial shopping, and enjoyed a delicious lunch!

Thank Christina F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice shop visit the old courthouse see where Harry Truman use to walk and enjoy the great restaurants

Thank Rosie B
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

The Independence Square has antiquated shops and a wonderful German Restaurant in the Rheinland. Visiting the Baptist church where Harry Truman attended as well as the United Methodist church just adjacent to the square, brought history to life. If you search extremely carefully, one can...More

Thank Timmer304
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Cute shops, several good restaurants (we like Ophelia’s). Really enjoyable on a summer evening to walk around.

Thank Cheryl J
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Truman's approach to farming, the military, family business, local and state government were all very straight forward and seemingly open. When he became a US Senator, Vice President and then President, it seems he tried to maintain that transparency, The Truman Library and Museum should...More

Thank HoganHospitality
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We visited the Truman Home Visitor Center and then walked around Independence Square looking for a quick bite to eat. Plenty of eating places around the square and shops, even a coffin shop!

Thank danielhU900MC
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

We went again this year after missing about a decade. Took our kids and a grandchild. Crowds can be very friendly or a bit rough depending on time of day and what section of the square you walk through. The Gyros stand was sadly mediocre,...More

Thank Bruce G
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We took a fun trip to the square to take in coffee at the sandwich shop, shopping all around the square (All about Harry's was awesome) and just enjoyed the feeling of community all day.

Thank lindad1958
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Very Nice old time feel. Old buildings and great little shops to explore (including old soda shop)within walking distance. Waggon rides in area, bowling and a theater. New appartments are close but they don't ruin the ambiance.

Thank crystalcH5470HK
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

A great visit, a lot of information and much to be learned while visiting. Would be good family stop especially for students. Will visit again soon.

Thank dickherbel
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19 August 2015|
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Response from Christine G | Reviewed this property |
It really is a square- businesses all around the perimeter. RV parking might present a challenge, depending on what day you are there.
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