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Holidays in Cape Girardeau: 2019 edition

We always rally for the holidays here in Cape Girardeau and this year’s no different. Here are a few ways you can celebrate the season in Southeast Missouri.   Use nature to inspire your holiday spirit You can never have too many Christmas decorations. Make your own during Nature’s Décor, an event hosted by the ... Read More

Christmas at the Glenn House

Step back in time this holiday with a visit to the Glenn House. From original architectural features to historical plumbing fixtures and wall treatments, this Victorian home will inspire wonder and Christmas joy. Aside from the festive decorations, the rooms appear as they did in the twentieth country, Listed on the National Register of Historic ... Read More

Cape Girardeau in conflict: The Civil War and its mark on the area

Cape Girardeau is known for its romantic vistas, thriving restaurant scene and ties to national history. In 1803, Lewis and Clark visited Louis Lorimier, Cape’s founder. Plus, the city has welcomed multiple presidents, and even Mark Twain wrote about Cape Girardeau’s “handsome appearance.” The conflict April 26, 1863, marks another event that propelled Cape Girardeau ... Read More

Trail of Tears State Park: Where autumn comes to life

Summer has finally released her desperate clutch, and cooler temperatures are unfolding across Southeast Missouri. It can be tempting to launch into early hibernation, but we recommend exploring the outdoors a little longer. The Trail of Tears State Park is over 3,000 acres, combining conservation efforts and historical events. As a memorial to the Cherokee ... Read More

The MSHSAA Volleyball Tournament visitor’s guide

First of all, welcome to Cape Girardeau, if this is your first time here, you are in for a treat. If you’re a returning visitor, don’t worry – there is still plenty to discover. You may get your fill of food from the Show Me Center. They do offer some pretty tasty concessions… But if ... Read More
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