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Joplin in Jasper County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Schifferdecker Park & Joplin Museum Complex, Joplin, Missouri

Route 66 Roadside Attraction

 
 
Schifferdecker Park & Joplin Museum Complex, Joplin, Missouri Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
1. Schifferdecker Park & Joplin Museum Complex, Joplin, Missouri Marker
Inscription.  Schifferdecker Park, Golf Course and Mineral Museum have been Route 66 attractions since the road connected to Joplin in 1932.
 
Erected by Hampton Hotels Save-a-Landmark program.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Route 66 Roadside Attractions 🛣️, and the U.S. Route 66 🛣️ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 37° 5.246′ N, 94° 33.044′ W. Marker is in Joplin, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker can be reached from South Schifferdecker Avenue. Marker is located outside the Museum Complex, at Schifferdecker Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 504 S Schifferdecker Ave, Joplin MO 64801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Rader's Farm (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining Machinery (within shouting distance of this marker); Schiffedecker Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joplin Korean War and Vietnam War Memorial
Schifferdecker Park & Joplin Museum Complex, Joplin, Missouri Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
2. Schifferdecker Park & Joplin Museum Complex, Joplin, Missouri Marker
Located outside the museum
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(approx. 2 miles away); The Butterfly People (approx. 2 miles away); Survivor Quotes (approx. 2 miles away); Recovery Efforts: After the Storm (approx. 2 miles away); Tornado Statistics - May 22, 2011 - Joplin, MO (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joplin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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