Accessibility Information

at Confederate Memorial State Historic Site

Accessible SymbolThis symbol indicates that the specified area is fully compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG).

Accessible SymbolHistoric Site Office

There is one level, paved handicap parking space adjacent to the office entrance.

Accessible SymbolChapel

The chapel is approached on paved pathways with a railed ramp at the entrance. Inside, the main floor is open and accessible.

The Confederate Memorial Cemetery

A paved, level parking lot provides one handicap parking space adjacent to the concrete path to the cemetery’s entrance. Here, the path turns to level brick paving, providing access to interpretive panels and a grand view of the Lion of Lucerne Monument.

The Pergola

The pergola is on a raised concrete pad and is accessed across natural turf. Picnic tables provide seating for 32 people. The area immediately around the pergola is mostly level and may be accessible to wheelchairs in fair weather. An accessible vault toilet is nearby.

Accessible SymbolPicnic/Play Areas

Picnic sites are scattered through the area with an accessible site near the pergola. This shady site is paved and provides an extended-end table and pedestal grill. A paved pathway leads from a handicap parking space to an accessible vault toilet.

A second, mostly sunny, paved site is located near the accessible playground, where you’ll find a handicap parking space and a water fountain.

Accessible SymbolFishing

A paved area on the bank of one of the ponds offers accessible fishing and provides an extended-end table and a pedestal grill. Mostly level parking is available with one handicap space.

Other fairly level areas are accessed over natural turf and in fair weather, may be accessible to wheelchairs.


For more information, contact the historic site:

Confederate Memorial State Historic Site
211 West First Street
Higginsville, MO 64037-8158
660-584-2853
1-800-334-6946
1-800-379-2419 TDD

Last updated: February 2011