As the sun was starting to set on Nov. 25, 1803, Lewis and Clark saw Tower Rock, a famous landmark to all rivermen. Lewis described the “immense and dangerous” whirlpool that formed below the rock in high water. Horse Island is on levee downst
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Nearly ten acres of fantastic winter Rainbow Trout fishing! Summer fishing has bass, crappie, blue gill, catfish and sunfish. Lake has a boat ramp, fishing jetty, pavilions, picnic tables and bathrooms. Open daily sunrise to sunset.
This natural lithium spring has been sought out for healing properties since the mid-1880s. The spring is around 7.7 miles from Perryville.
The Lutheran Heritage Center of the Perry County Lutheran Historical Society has a state-of-the-art museum with a world-class family research library. The site interprets the 1839 German-Lutheran immigration to Perry County, Missouri.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a tribute to the dead and missing soldiers of the United States’ longest and most unpopular war. Perryville, Missouri, building begins on the only full-sized, black granite wall replica.
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal is a Roman Catholic church and former Seminary in Perryville, MO. Established in 1818 it is the historic seat of the American Vincentians. Visit this historic church along with its Rosary Walk.
The bridge crossing the Apple Creek was built in 1879 connecting Perry and Cape Girardeau Counties. The only iron bridge in Missouri still in its original location.
The Perry County Barn Quilt Trail is a self-guided tour of fifty-five barn quilts hung in Perry County, Northern Cape County and Northern Bollinger County in Missouri. Visible from the public roadway you can enjoy a customized route of your choosi
This area is mostly forest with some fields. Facilities/features: picnic area, archery range, boat ramps, fishing jetties, and Perry County Community Lake (103 acres).
The two-and-one-half story red brick Romanesque Revival-style courthouse was built in 1904 in the center of a courthouse square in Perryville, the county seat. Scheduled tours available.
The center opened in early 2015 and has a vast amount of information concerning Perry County and its citizens. Located within the Perryville Higher Education Center at 108 S. Progress Drive (2nd floor, Room 204), Perryville, MO 63775. The Library
What a treasure hunt! Perry County can boast nearly three dozen geocaches hidden within it boundaries. Get on board the geocache craze! Various levels. Tons of fun! How many can you find?