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Stepping Back in Time: Everyday Life of Yesteryear in Cape Girardeau

Step back in time in Cape Girardeau and see what everyday life was like hundreds of years ago at these historic attractions. Through rebuilds and war, Bollinger Mill and covered bridge survive today to tell the story of smalltown industry in Southeast Missouri.  Construction began on the log mill in 1800, and it was rebuilt in stone ... Read More

Step Back in Time with a Weekend in Cape Girardeau

Hey there history buffs, planning a summer getaway….what about a weekend in Cape Girardeau, where history comes to life?  From Civil War sites to Mississippian pottery to Victorian mansions and covered bridges, Cape Girardeau’s rich history is yours to experience at one of our many historic sites, museums and attractions.   Kick off your weekend ... Read More

Stepping Back in Time: Civil War Days in Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau, Missouri was a divided community in the War Between the States; while many were sympathetic to the Confederacy, Cape Girardeau was held throughout the duration of the Civil War by Union forces.  Step back in time to a country divided, and experience the Civil War in our river city at the following sites. ... Read More

A Look Ahead at Tunes at Twilight’s Spring 2016 Season

It’s time to pack that picnic basket, load up the lawn chairs and head to the Courthouse Gazebo lawn for Tunes at Twilight’s Spring 2016 season, kicking off on Friday, May 13th!  This free outdoor concert series takes place on Friday nights at 7 p.m. for six weeks in the spring and six weeks in ... Read More

Celebrate your SEMO Graduate in Cape Girardeau

Discover the river city your favorite graduate has called home for the last few years when you’re in Cape Girardeau for Spring 2016 Commencement on Saturday, May 14! Get in to town on Friday night and enjoy a free outdoor concert on the Courthouse Gazebo lawn – Tunes at Twilight kicks off for the 2016 ... Read More
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