Arcadia Valley in Missouri is located 80 miles south of St. Louis in the St. Francois Mountains of the Ozark Plateau. The valley includes of the towns of Arcadia, Ironton and Pilot Knob, all founded in the 19th century.
Arcadia Valley is known for its red brick Iron County courthouse, graceful antebellum homes and turn-of-the-20th-century mercantile buildings. It was a popular 19th century summer resort. During the Civil War, the valley was the site of a significant battle at Fort Davidson in Pilot Knob.
- Arcadia Valley Chamber of Commerce webpage
- Iron County Homestead
- Missouri Mines State Historic Site
- Map of the Mineral resources of Missouri PDF
- Missouri lead mining brochure PDF
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