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Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Maple Park Gazebo

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
1. Maple Park Gazebo Marker
Plaque is above head-level inside the gazebo, facing north
Inscription.  Built as a bandstand and shelter for public speakers, this gazebo long has been an ornamental Springfield landmark. The Maple Park Cemetery Association was organized in 1876. The gazebo was built late in the 19th century.
 
Erected 1976 by Springfield Historical Sites Board, City-County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
 
Location. 37° 11.753′ N, 93° 17.557′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Grand Street and South Avenue. Marker/gazebo is near the north entrance of Maple Park Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 W Grand St, Springfield MO 65807, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Springfield (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kickapoo Indian Village (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Springfield (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Springfield (approx.
Maple Park Gazebo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
2. Maple Park Gazebo Marker
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half a mile away); The Day House (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Springfield (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Springfield (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Springfield (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 19 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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