[side 1] On the hills above lovely Current River, Doniphan was founded, 1847, and became the seat of Ripley County in 1860. George Lee gave 50 acres for the town and named it for Mexican War Col. Alexander W. Doniphan. The . . . — — Map (db m179903) HM
This is a typical homestead of the late 1800's re-erected on this site by the Doniphan Neighborhood Assistance Program (DNAP). Generous donations of time, land, money, buildings, furnishings and equipment by many people made this project a reality. . . . — — Map (db m208771) HM
This cemetery was established in 1847 for public burial. In 1897 many graves were moved to Oak Ridge Cemetery, now known as the City Cemetery.
The purpose of the concrete wall around the family plot of Dr. William Proctor was to keep livestock . . . — — Map (db m208782) HM
This turn-of-the cemetery log barn was moved to the Heritage Homestead from Carter County and restored. It is a typical log barn built from hewn pine logs and added to as materials became available.
This barn was probably built by the Gunn . . . — — Map (db m208783) HM
This pioneer log cabin, originally located on a 160 acre plot in southwest Ripley County that was owned by George and Sally Ferrill Patterson, was probably constructed between 1865 and 1867.
Numerous logs had decayed and were replaced when the . . . — — Map (db m208770) HM
This pioneer log cabin, originally located on a 160 acre plot in southwest Ripley County that was owned by George and Sally Ferrill Patterson was probably constructed between 1865 and 1867. The cabin remained in the family for many years and was . . . — — Map (db m208775) HM
One of the most important people in all of our pioneer communities was the blacksmith. Most early settlers came to this area by horse and oxen-drawn wagons and their need for the services of a blacksmith was universal. Shoeing horses and oxen was . . . — — Map (db m208778) HM
Current River is beautiful, serene, scenic, and enjoyed by people here and from afar.
The Current River must be respected at all times as it has taken the lives of people even when it was at normal water level.
On Dec. 3, 1982, it rose to . . . — — Map (db m208769) HM
Early Ripley County farmers broadcast wheat and other cereal grain by hand. This early wheat drill was patented in 1892 and 1895, and was distributed by the Gum Lach Co. The strong wheels are unusual. — — Map (db m208784) HM
An early pioneer, farmer, and businessman, was born during his family's trek from Virginia to Missouri in 1825. He grew up in Ripley County and became a Justice of the Peace and a Baptist minister. He owned several prosperous farms and built the . . . — — Map (db m208772) HM