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The Heritage Museum:
The Heritage MuseumLocated at 11 North Walnut, The Heritage Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Dexter through displays of photos, journals, clothing and artifacts of the people, organizations, churches and businesses of the past. Dexter was founded in 1873 by the railroad. The town was laid out by the railroad and lots were sold on July 4, 1873, thus, the railroad has played a very important part in our history. One notable collection on display is "Evans Pottery," unique pottery made from native clay by an artisan also native to the area. The museum is currently open by appointment only by calling 573-624-7458 or 800-332-8857 FREE. Closed holidays. Free admission.

The Heritage House:
The Heritage House Located at Cooper and Castor, it is one of the community’s original homes. Each room has been restored to depict a period that different owners of the home lived in, including the original owners. The house is maintained by a local non-profit volunteer organization that provides tours by appointment and during special events recalling the regions’ past. 

The Heritage Depot :
The Heritage Depot, located on West South Main in Historic Downtown Dexter, is currently being restored through a joint effort of the city, the Chamber of Commerce and The Heritage Museum. It may be seen in its current state by calling 573-624-7458 or 800-332-8857 FREE. Donations for the restoration may be sent to The Heritage Depot Project, c/o The Heritage Museum, 11 North Walnut, Dexter, MO 63841. 

The Heritage Caboose :
The Heritage CabooseThe Heritage Caboose is located on East South Main, due east of The Heritage Depot in Historic Downtown Dexter. The caboose is maintained by The Heritage Museum. 

The Stars and Stripes Museum :
For those in military service and to veterans who served overseas, the phrase Stars and Stripes represents more than just our American flag. They recognize it as the newspaper that serves as the communication link between U.S. military personnel serving overseas and their hometown. 

Dexter City Lake :
Dexter City Lake11 acres of lake for fishing and nature watching, maintained by Missouri Department of Conservation. 

Keller Veteran Memorial :
Kellery Vetran MemorialNames of veterans from World War I to present who gave their lives from Dexter, MO community.

Contact Info

Hickory House Inn
1802 North Outer Road
Dexter, MO - 63841
Tel: (573) 624 3566