January 31, 1812

Birthday of William H. Russell of Lexington, MO. He was a co-founder of a huge freighting firm, the Overland Stage Co., and the Pony Express. Read more about him in Tales From Missouri and the Heartland.


Greater Than the Sum of its Parts

Alumni achieve the honorable at Wentworth Military Academy Museum in Lexington 


old gate at a cemetery at Forest Grove Cemetery in Lexington Missouri

The Forest Grove Cemetery Project in Lexington, Missouri

Learn about the Forest Grove Cemetery Project and the people who are buried there.


Lafayette County Courthouse Lexington Missouri

April 1, 1847

Plans were accepted and work could begin on the Lafayette County Courthouse in Lexington.


Lexington Invites You to Experience the Spirit of the Civil War

On October 27 Spirit of the Civil War, a community living history event, will truly transform downtown Lexington into its 19th century look and feel. Serving as both a reenactment of the Battle of Lexington and a community fall festival, this event has attractions that will delight visitors of every stripe.