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

Site of the Maple Leaf Club

 
 
Site of the Maple Leaf Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
1. Site of the Maple Leaf Club Marker
Inscription.

Erected in tribute to
Scott Joplin
1868 - 1917
Composer

John Stark
1841 - 1927
Publisher of
The Maple Leaf Rag

and
other Sedalia Ragtimers
Arthur Marshall
Scott Hayden

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The Cradle of
the Classic Rags


 
Erected 1961 by The Scott Joplin Memorial Foundation Committee and Sedalia Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 42.638′ N, 93° 13.598′ W. Marker is in Sedalia, Missouri, in Pettis County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Lamine Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Maple Leaf Park, Sedalia MO 65301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maple Leaf Park (a few steps from this marker); 120 East Main Street (a few steps from this marker); 112 East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 110 East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Ilgenfritz Block (about 800
Site of the Maple Leaf Club and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
2. Site of the Maple Leaf Club and Marker
feet away, measured in a direct line); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sedalia.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
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.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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