Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The central feature of the park is a large cave and spring. The spring begins 500 feet back in the limestone hillside.
Prior to 1830, Native American tribes including Osage, Sac, Fox, Kickapoo, and Cherokee used the area.
From 1840 to 1920 there were several private owners. From 1920 to 1959 it was a state park and fish hatchery.
In 1959 it became a part of the Springfield Park System.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
Location. 37° 8.871′ N, 93° 14.282′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Lone Pine Avenue and East Galloway Street. Marker is located at Sequiota Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 S Lone Pine Ave, Springfield MO 65804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. POW MIA Bring Them Home (approx. 2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); John Kadlec (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dan Dierdorf (approx. 2.2 miles away); Osborne Earl "Ozzie" Smith (approx. 2.2 miles away); Garvin "Gary" Filbert (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Daughters Of The Confederacy Of Missouri Division (approx. 2.2 miles away); "The Boy and The Man" (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.