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Missouri Wall of Fame

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Address: Water Street, Cape Girardeau, MO
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Mural depicting 45 famous Missourians.

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This was pretty cool to see! It was also neat to see the down town area and be able to walk out to the banks of the Mississippi River! If your passing through you've got to take... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was pretty cool to see! It was also neat to see the down town area and be able to walk out to the banks of the Mississippi River! If your passing through you've got to take a few minutes to visit this!

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Cachoeiro De Itapemirim, ES
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very interesting to discover the history of the city, with text and images, near the Mississipi river, and train rail, and a brigde

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Thank ric4rd
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place You discover the the local history and curious You also can see tehe neiborhood hs tha central área

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Thank Paulo C
Springfield, Missouri
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45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The paintings on the wall itself were very good, but the informational kiosk scattered out along the walk gave a lot of very interesting history and background information related to the paintings. A couple of the kiosk were in need of repair, but all in all it was an interesting way to spend some time while in the area.

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Thank MKM65610
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Hard to miss if you visit downtown Cape Girardeau. This is a very long sea wall that has been painted by local artist. You will walk along the east side on water street and read plaques that provide the history behind all the paintings. A must visit if you find yourself in Cape Girardeau, Mo. I-55 is only 1 mile... More 

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I love how unique it is. It describes not one aspect of the history of Missouri, but all. It is quite artistic!

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Thank Hollie S
Sikeston, Missouri
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53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

There is so much Art work that was put into "The Wall of Missouri's History". So cool to see all the people that have made it to fame, that all came from the state of Missouri. I'm not from Missouri so it had opened my eyes to all the people I have heard of, but never knew they came from... More 

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1 Thank 4wheaties
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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355 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The Missouri Wall of Fame serves it's purpose well. It keeps the Mississippi River from flooding the downtown Cape Girardeau area. This is located in a really cool part of the city. There are various shops and restaurants to enjoy, along with the old buildings. (Many have been totally refurbished, while keeping their original designs intact). The flood wall has... More 

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Thank Butterflydays
Columbus, Mississippi, United States
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53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

So what do you do when you are trying to revitalize a riverfront downtown? A wall. The Cape is clearly trying to do something with a downtown that has seen better days..this wall is a part of it,

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Thank Tom V
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I truly enjoy walking along the river front and reading the history as depicted on the wall. I hope more will be added.

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