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Sedalia in Pettis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Maple Leaf Park

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
1. Maple Leaf Park Marker
Inscription.

A tribute to the living legacy of
Scott Joplin
and to Sedalia, "The Cradle of Ragtime"

Dedicated
June 1, 1999
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[Wayside Interpretive Panel]

1st Page of the Maple Leaf Rag

Wood's Opera House
Scott Joplin Ragtime Dance Was Premiered Here

The Maple Leaf Club Calling Card

Queen City Cornet Band, September 1896
Scott Joplin Was A Member Of This Group

Scott Joplin
"The King of Ragtime"

Maple Leaf Rag
by Scott Joplin (cover)

The George R. Smith College
Scott Joplin Attended the School

1899 Contract
Between Stark and Joplin

Abbot's Recreation Parlor was home to the
second floor Maple Leaf Club until
it was destroyed by fire in the late 1950s

John Stark
Publisher of Joplin's Early Rags
At His Office Desk


 
Erected 1999 by Gary & Sherri Evert, City of Sedalia, Sedalia Area Tourism Commission, Scott Joplin Int'l Ragtime Foundation,.
 
Location. 38° 42.646′ N, 93° 13.596′ W. Marker is in Sedalia, Missouri, in Pettis County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Lamine Avenue, on
Maple Leaf Park Wayside Interpretive Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
2. Maple Leaf Park Wayside Interpretive Panel
the left when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sedalia MO 65301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Maple Leaf Club (a few steps from this marker); 120 East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 112 East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 110 East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Ilgenfritz Block (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Bothwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.2 miles away); All American Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sedalia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Scott Joplin Biography. (Submitted on July 11, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Scott Joplin, Free Listening. (Submitted on July 11, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival. (Submitted on July 11, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. A Brief History of Downtown Sedalia, Missouri. (Submitted on July 11, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
13. Street Pole Banner Along Main Street Near Maple Leaf Park
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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