Accessibility Information

at Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

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

Signs are posted directing cars and trucks to park in the parking lot, while buses and RVs are directed to park along Pershing Drive in front of the site.  A brick sidewalk with shaded benches surrounds the memorial to Gen. Pershing.

Visitor Center

An accessible ramp allows access to the visitor center. The entrance door is 30 inches wide.  All tours start here.

Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home

An accessible ramp allows access to the first floor of the home. The main floor is accessible. A stairway ascends to the second floor. A flipbook allows those unable to access stairs to view those rooms. 

Accessible SymbolPrairie Mound School

This one-room school houses the site’s museum. A ramp leads to the front porch entrance. Accessible restrooms are provided with side-transfer toilets and lever-handled faucets.

Accessible SymbolPicnic Site

There is an accessible picnic table and grill off the parking area.


For more information, contact the historic site:

Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site
P.O. Box 141
Laclede, MO 64651-0141
660-963-2525
1-800-334-6946
1-800-379-2419 TDD

Last updated: February 2017