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60 M A R Q U E E I S S U E 2 0 1 6 M A R Q U E E D E S T I N A T I O N S RICH IN HISTORY Founded in 1769, Saint Charles is the oldest city on the Missouri River. The brick-paved street in our 10-block Nationally Registered Historic District offers 120 shops, restaurants, and a casino. COACH TOUR Our guide in period dress will board your motor coach for a 45-minute overview tour of some of our most historic attractions including build- ings dating back to the 1760s through the early 1800s. FIRST STATE CAPITOL From 1821 to 1826, Saint Charles was the site of the fi rst state capitol of Missouri. Eleven rooms of the complex, including the legislative chambers, have been fully restored to their original state. LEWIS & CLARK BOAT HOUSE AND NATURE CENTER Enjoy learning about the many Indian cultures, plants and animals that Lewis & Clark encountered as they ventured from Saint Charles to the Pacifi c Ocean in this hands-on, self-guided museum. HISTORIC SAINT CHARLES, MISSOURI 800-366-2427 • Greg Maxon • ST. CHARLES, M I S S O U R I A TASTE OF THE SOUTH Featuring Civil War history, moonshine, Tennessee Walking Horses, line dancing, Southern home-cooking and more! This vibrant community is minutes from Nashville and miles from ordinary. STONES RIVER NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD Stand in the "Slaughter Pen," explore one of the oldest national cem- eteries in the country, and learn about one of the Civil War's bloodiest battles, where 81,000 soldiers fought in 1863. NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. Take a fun, motorized tour through the multi-billion-dollar manufac- turing plant that produces several of the top Nissan vehicles, and watch robots and people work together on the assembly process. SHORT MOUNTAIN DISTILLERY Learn how Tennessee moonshine is made at Short Mountain Distillery, whose traditional process uses local stone-milled grain and Tennessee spring water to create a sour mash moonshine. Free tastings! RUTHERFORD COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU 800-716-7560 • Donna Klempnow RUTHERFORD CO. MURFREESBORO, TENNESSEE

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