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The Columbia Cemetery is located on a hilltop that overlooks downtown Columbia. Covering over 35 acres (14 hectares) of land, this place is a peaceful site to grieve, seek inspiration and solace, and to celebrate life. Their professional staff are helpful to families in need of the burial services.
The Missouri United Methodist Church is a historic church building established in 1925. Built with limestone, the building shows Late Gothic Revival style of architecture. Located in downtown, the church has continued to function since its birth. The grand and magnificent structure of the building is truly eye catching. The congregation hosts regular masses and events along with other religious practices and ceremonies.
Eminent Chicago architect T. N. Bell was the chief architect behind the monumental First Christian Church in Columbia, Missouri. It was erected in 1893 and is located at 101 North Tenth Street in Columbia. It stands as a fine illustration of the Romanesque and Classical Revival styles of architecture. It has a distinctive library that maintains a bevy of books, music CDs, video tapes, fine photographs, and much more. A renowned church structure in the vicinity, it had recorded as many as 836 participating members with an average attendance of 275 in 2007.
Wabash Railroad Station and Freight House is located at Columbia, Missouri. It was built in the year 1909 C.E and is a historic train station and headquarters of Columbia Transit. It is also the pickup point for Megabus and is the busiest bus stop in Columbia. It was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on October 11, 1979.
The David R. Francis Quadrangle or simply 'The Quad', is an integral part of the history and University of Missouri's campus. The Quad is a fine example of the splendid architectural designs of renowned architect Morris Frederick Bell. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, it is home to several historical structures as well as monuments.
The Samuel H. and Isabel Smith House is an ancient significant house. It is situated to the north of downtown Columbia in Missouri. It is highly regarded for its stellar artisan glassworks. The house site traces and redefines the Italianate style of architecture. It encompasses a land cover of less than one acre. Presently, as many as three apartments stay at the back region of the house. The magnificent frame shop located on the second floor attracts a lot of crowd. The house is registered on the National Register of Historic Places.
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Building is a former bottling plant in downtown Columbia. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Mizzou Botanic Garden is located in the University of Missouri and is a large green space having innumerable species of plants. The facility is open throughout the year and conducts tours for better understanding of the plant world. The main attractions at the park include the Wildlife Pond, the Arboretum and the grave marker of Thomas Jefferson. The facility also boasts of a Peony Garden and a Butterfly Garden.
University of Missouri has been a pioneer in the field of higher education in the United States for centuries, beginning to its establishment in 1839. Among the contributions made by the university to education are its School of Journalism, which is the world's first such institute established in 1908. The university offers an extensive academic syllabus, comprising over 280 degree programs and 75 online programs. See the website to know more.
Spread across a massive stretch of land, the Stephens Lake Park is a popular tourist attraction. Its natural greens elevate appeal of the scenic lake located at the center of the park. The offers numerous recreation facilities like indoor and outdoor sports facilities, an amphitheater, an open play field and few picnic shelters. There is also a swimming zone at the lake. Catering to all age groups, the park is a famous choice for family outings and one day trips. Besides, it also serves host to a few cultural and entertainment events at its amphitheater. Call for further assistance.
A treasured picnic spot within the Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is the Devil's Icebox Cave- a cave that boasts low temperatures throughout the year. A much sought after location for cool picnics, the cave is aptly named and is a frequent haunt of locals and students. The cave is a sinkhole and has a river offering cool water to sink your heels. Flatworms and bats abound in its cool precincts. Exploring the spacious cave is a fun hiking trip due to the narrow passages that will compel one to crawl, swim and climb in order to reach one's destination.