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Join us at the Islands of New England with Cape Girardeau Public Library

Join us at the Islands of New England with Cape Girardeau Public Library

Chasing history in Cape Girardeau County is a great way to spend a weekend. The historic buildings and sites are well-preserved, making Cape Girardeau a fantastic stop for history buffs.

Chasing History in Cape Girardeau County

Cape Girardeau is nestled on the banks of the mighty Mississippi river. It is rich in history from the native Americans to the lively city it is today.

Gain a better understanding of one of the saddest chapters in American history at Trail of Tears State Park, where nine of the 13 Cherokee Indian groups being relocated to Oklahoma crossed the Mississippi River during harsh winter conditions in 1838 and 1839. #Missouri #GRRInterpretiveCenter

Gain a better understanding of one of the saddest chapters in American history at Trail of Tears State Park, where nine of the 13 Cherokee Indian groups being relocated to Oklahoma crossed the Mississippi River during harsh winter conditions in 1838 and

The Missouri State Flag was designed in Cape Girardeau by Marie Watkins Oliver!

Flag of Missouri - The Flag of the State of Missouri was designed and stitched in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, by Marie Elizabeth Watkins Oliver the wife of former State Senator R.

Burfordville Covered Bridge in Missouri, 1858.  One of only four covered bridges remaining in Missouri!  VisitCape.com has all the info to get you there!

Burfordville Covered Bridge Historical Site ~ Built in restored in 1971 and repaired in 1998

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