Current River Heritage
Explore and experience Ozark heritage on the banks of the Current River in historic downtown Doniphan, Missouri
Current River Heritage Museum and Welcome Center
Our full time curator and volunteer docents can guide you through two floors of exhibits, artifacts, and photographs, and help you find other heritage sites and activities to enjoy during your visit to Doniphan. Located at 101 Washington Street, Doniphan, MO 63935, directly across from the court house.
Pioneer Heritage Homestead
The Heritage Homestead is an interactive, living history area in downtown Doniphan. Here you will find an 1860's restored log cabin with vintage furnishings depicting the rural lifestyle of early settlers, a log barn housing antique farm implements, and a fully operational traditional blacksmith shop. The site adjoins the original Doniphan Cemetery where civil war soldiers were buried. Open for self-guided tours Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until noon, or see it really come to life at the Civil War Days annual event.
Civil War Days Annual Event
Annual two-day festival filled with live music, storytelling, living history exhibits and pioneer life demonstrations of rail splitting, fiddle making, blacksmithing, quilting and other vintage crafts. 13th annual Civil War Days event will take place April 20-21, 2018. Vendors and crafters who would like to participate can contact Lynn Maples at the Heritage Museum 573-996-5298 for information on registration and fees.
Tom Kennon Blacksmith Shop at Heritage Homestead
Stop in any Saturday between 9:00 am and noon for a free demonstration or advice from our master blacksmiths. Members of the Blacksmith Association of Missouri are welcome to use the shop to work on your own projects when you're in town.