Description - Reflect on the greatness of the Mississippi River and the legacy of public schools that Governor Daniel Dunklin left Missouri at Governor Daniel Dunklin’s Grave State Historic Site. Perched on a bluff above the river at Herculaneum, the grave of Missouri’s fifth governor provides a quiet place to reflect on Missouri, then and now.
- Governor Daniel Dunklin’s Grave State Historic Site is the grave of Missouri's fifth governor. This site sits above the banks of the Mississippi River.
Recreation - Visiting and viewing Governor Daniel Dunklin's Grave are the only activities at this site. This site sits above the banks of the Mississippi River.
Climate - Missouri experiences four distinct seasons with an average yearly temperature of 54 degrees F. Summer temperatures reach 90 degrees F often and are plagued with high humidity levels. Nighttime lows during the summer dip slightly near 70 degrees. September brings cooler fall weather with less humidity. By October nights begin to cool significantly and the fall foliage changes to brilliant hues of orange, red and yellow. Winter months bring an average of 24 inches of snow and normal temperatures average between 20 and 45 degrees F. Spring is characterized by wet weather with temperatures reaching between 32 and 60 degrees F.
Governor Daniel Dunklin’s Grave State Historic Site is located in Herculaneum on the Mississippi River.