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Anderson House

Anderson House

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lat: 39.1909375 long: -93.8808125

Built in 1853 by Oliver Anderson, a successful hemp and cotton manufacturer, the Anderson House is remembered for its role in the Battle of Lexington and as an example of the mansion houses of Missouri’s slave-owning elite.  Featuring a Greek Revival style, including cast-iron Corinthian columns, this house has been restored to duplicate its original condition, from the floor finishing to the furnishings.  During the Battle of Lexington in 1861, Union and Confederate soldiers fought over the Anderson House, and it served as a field hospital for both sides. The battle caused extensive damage to the interior and exterior of the house—including a stray cannonball hit, with its hole in the ceiling still visible today.

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