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Visit our Missouri Historic Towns.  Footprints of the past will come alive when you explore the many historic Missouri towns, villages and landmarks in the Arcadia Valley Region & Black River Recreation Area.  Located only 80 miles from St. Louis, all of these historic MO towns are within minutes of each other.  You will learn about the early settlers of Missouri and how they struggled to survive.  Go on a Missouri History Tour as you explore these pages.  Come to our region for a Missouri History Vacation!

Read about the fascinating history of Iron County and Reynolds County, MO.  Discover the roll they played in the outcome of the Civil War in Missouri.  View historic churches, antebellum homes, historic courthouses, turn of the century mercantile buildings, historic mills, and Fort Davidson State Historic Site.  Many Missouri sites and historical landmarks are on the National Register of Historic Places. Come for a visit and observe a piece of the past where early Missouri settlements and farmsteads still stand.  Let our country roads bring you home to a place you belong.  Thank you for visiting our website and enjoy your tour of our Missouri Historic Towns and Landmarks!

1895 Map Arcadia Valley Region & Black River Recreation Area
1895 Map of The Black River Recreation Area and Arcadia Valley Region of Missouri
Iron and Reynolds Counties in Missouri in 1895


Missouri Historic Towns and MO Historic Landmarks Directory
Scroll through these pages or click on the town of interest to you.

*Alamode, Missouri
Arcadia, Missouri
Barnesville, Missouri (now Ellington)
*Bee Fork, Missouri
Black, Missouri
Black River Township, Missouri
Caledonia, Missouri

Centerville, Missouri
Corridon, Missouri
Dillard Mill, Missouri
Edgehill, Missouri
Ellington, Missouri
Ironton, Missouri
Lesterville, Missouri
*Logans Creek, Missouri

*Historic towns that no longer exist on current Missouri maps, however remnants of days gone by still exist in these areas where the first pioneers settled in Missouri.  These are presented so that those with a family history in this region can still read about the rich history of each community.  When clicked, you will be taken to an existing town with references to the communities which once existed.

If you are researching your family history, please see
our genealogy page for helpful resources.  Better yet, travel to our region and see for yourself!


Contact us, or download our free Missouri Vacation Guide Download our free Missouri Travel Guide

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For a directory of Lodging, Bed and Breakfast Inns, Hotels, Cabins, Cottages and Campgrounds near these Missouri historic towns and villages, please click here.  All of our fine hosts are ready to help plan your Missouri history tour in our region.

After touring our historic towns, click here to learn about The Civil War in Iron and Reynolds Counties in Missouri.  Learn about Fort Davidson and the Battle of Pilot Knob and Fort Barnesville. Read about the full scale Reenactment of the Battle of Pilot Knob held every 3 years.

If you are interested in Native American History in Missouri, click here to learn about the Native American Indians in Iron and Reynolds Counties MO.

Iron and Reynolds County MO are located in the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Missouri in the Arcadia Valley Region and Black River Recreation Area.  Read about the vast recreational opportunities in our beautiful region.

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