“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
138 entries match your criteria. The first 100 are listed.                                               The final 38 


Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greene County, Missouri

Clickable Map of Greene County, Missouri and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Greene County, MO (138) Christian County, MO (7) Dade County, MO (5) Dallas County, MO (3) Lawrence County, MO (9) Polk County, MO (3) Webster County, MO (7)  GreeneCounty(138) Greene County (138)  ChristianCounty(7) Christian County (7)  DadeCounty(5) Dade County (5)  DallasCounty(3) Dallas County (3)  LawrenceCounty(9) Lawrence County (9)  PolkCounty(3) Polk County (3)  WebsterCounty(7) Webster County (7)
Springfield is the county seat for Greene County
Adjacent to Greene County, Missouri
      Christian County (7)  
      Dade County (5)  
      Dallas County (3)  
      Lawrence County (9)  
      Polk County (3)  
      Webster County (7)  
Touch name on this list to highlight map location.
Touch blue arrow, or on map, to go there.
1 Missouri, Greene County, Ash Grove — First Permanent Home of Bank of Ash Grove, Mo — 1884 - 1932
[Title is text]Map (db m79767) HM
2 Missouri, Greene County, Ash Grove — Nathan Boone Cabin — Greene County Historic Site — Greene County Sesquicentennial, 1833 - 1963 —
Log cabin completed by Nathan Boone about 1837Map (db m79815) HM
3 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield — Battle's Beginning ... and End — Wilson's Creek
This Northern spur of Bloody Hill saw the beginning and end of the battle. In the days proceeding the fight, the field before you was the camp of the 1,200 cavalrymen of Colonel James Cawthorne's Missouri State Guard Brigade. At dawn on August . . . Map (db m35241) HM
4 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield — Bloody Hill — Wilson's Creek
Fierce changes and countercharges led to heavy casualties on Bloody Hill. Considering the numbers of troops engaged, it was one of the bloodiest fights in the war. Union artillery batteries on this hill dueled with opposing batteries in the valley . . . Map (db m35240) HM
5 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield — Guibor's Battery — Wilson's Creek
From this spot one can imagine the challenge which faced the Confederate army. Further up the hill in front of you, over 4,000 Union soldiers and 10 pieces of artillery were positioned to repulse any Southern effort to regain the high ground. On a . . . Map (db m35233) HM
6 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield — The Battle of Oak Hills — August 10, 1861
In early August, 1861 the Missouri State Guard under the command of Major General Sterling Price was camped along Wilson's Creek preparing to march into Springfield, Missouri ten miles northeast of their encampment. Shortly after 5:00 A.M. they . . . Map (db m35141) HM
7 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — A Union Plan / The Broken Pincer — Wilson's Creek
(Left Side): A Union Plan From this spot on August 10, 1861 the complicated fury of the battle of Wilson's Creek would have unfolded before your eyes. The large field in front of you is the south slope of Bloody Hill. Union troops . . . Map (db m35215) HM
8 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — XIV — Death of Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon
At or near this spot fell Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon Born Ashford, Conn. 1818 Graduated U.S Military Academy, 1841. Commander of the Federal forces In The Battle of Wilson Creek August 10, 1861 This marker is erected by The . . . Map (db m8113) HM
Paid Advertisement
9 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Fight in Ray's Cornfield — Wilson's Creek
John Ray watched the first stage of the Union defeat from the porch behind you. At 6:30 in the morning, August 10, 1861, soldiers appeared in his cornfield. The cornfield is the fenced high ground in front of you, just beyond Ray's springhouse. . . . Map (db m35199) HM
10 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Gibson's House Site — Wilson's Creek
An archaeological study is a lot like a detective story. In 1966 an archeological investigation uncovered many bits of evidence from the area in front of you - the remnants of John and Martha Gibson's home. Bone handled dinner service, pewter . . . Map (db m35146) HM
11 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Gibson's Mill — Wilson's Creek
The mill and house of John Gibson once stood in the valley in front of you along Wilson Creek. On August 9, 1861, the day before the battle the Gibson family and their neighbors found themselves surrounded by more than 12,000 Confederate soldiers . . . Map (db m35142) HM
12 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Gibson's Mill Site — Wilson's Creek
In the summer of 1861, the small mill of John Gibson stood here. Although Confederate soldiers camped nearby and Union soldiers forded the stream here, the mill escaped the heavy fighting that raged just downstream. In 1966 archeologists discovered . . . Map (db m35147) HM
13 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Price's Headquarters — Wilson's Creek
Since August 6, 1861, thousands of Confederates had been camping in this area surrounding Major General Sterling Price's headquarters, waiting to attack the Union Army in Springfield. On the night of August 9, the long-awaited orders were issued. . . . Map (db m35213) HM
14 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Pulaski Arkansas Battery — Wilson's Creek
From this position the four cannon of the Pulaski Arkansas Battery supported Confederate infantry during the Battle of Wilson's Creek. Two artillerists were killed by opposing cannon shot here, and one was wounded by a minie ball. Despite the . . . Map (db m35204) HM
15 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Pulaski Arkansas Battery — Wilson's Creek
In the opening moments of the battle, Union infantry swept back Southern cavalry, over-running two camps and topping the crest of Bloody Hill. Nothing stood in the Federals' way. At the bottom of Bloody Hill lay the main Southern camp, virtually . . . Map (db m35210) HM
16 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Ray Springhouse — Wilson's Creek
In the valley just below is a stone springhouse, part of the historic property of John Ray, whose house stands on the hill above you. The springhouse provided water, and also a cool place to store milk, eggs, butter, vegetables, and other . . . Map (db m35182) HM
17 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Rout of Sigel's Column — Wilson's Creek
The Union strategy at Wilson's Creek called for a two-pronged surprise attack. General Lyon's main column with about 4,000 men would strike the Confederate camps from the north, while Col. Franz Sigel's brigade of about 1,200 men would attack from . . . Map (db m35229) HM
Paid Advertisement
18 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Sigel's Attack — Wilson's Creek
Here on the southern end of the battlefield, Union soldiers commanded by Col. Franz Sigel mounted a surprise attack on the Confederate camps. The battle plan called for Sigel to attack from the south, while General Lyon attacked from the north. On . . . Map (db m35223) HM
19 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Signs From The Past — Wilson's Creek
The surrounding young forest can tell us much. Agriculture has long dominated the landscape. Nearby, John Gibson's horsedrawn plow broke ground for an oat field. Later, tractors would shape and alter the countryside. In the course of this evolution . . . Map (db m35144) HM
20 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — The Eye of the Storm — Wilson's Creek
On August 6, 1861, the Southern army entered this valley from your left on the Wire Road, the restored historic road in front of you. The soldiers camped on both sides of the creek for a mile or more upstream and downstream from this point. Here, . . . Map (db m35207) HM
21 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — The Ray Family — Wilson's Creek
The Ray House is the only park structure on its original site that dates back to the Battle of Wilson's Creek. Postmaster and farmer John Ray built it in the 1850s. For ten years it served as the Wilson's Creek Post Office, a stopping place on the . . . Map (db m35198) HM
22 Missouri, Greene County, Battlefield, Brookline — Way to the Mill — Wilson's Creek
Many before you... have traveled the path to the mill. Although our reasons have changed, the way to the mill has always been popular. In the days before supermarkets and, pre-packaged "ready-made" foods, families depended on small mills such as . . . Map (db m35143) HM
23 Missouri, Greene County, Fair Grove — Boegel and Hine Flour Mill — Wommack Mill
Built in 1883 and operated until 1969. It has significantly contributed to the history of Fair Grove and Greene County. Greene County Historic Sites Board April, 1987Map (db m64399) HM
24 Missouri, Greene County, Fair Grove — Covered Bridge, Fair Grove, Missouri
In memory of all those in the military who gave their lives for our freedom.Map (db m64689) WM
25 Missouri, Greene County, Pleasant Hope — Veterans Memorial
In everlasting honor to the men and women who have served and are now serving in the Armed Forces of our great nation to help preserve the freedoms we hold so dearly.Map (db m224656) WM
26 Missouri, Greene County, Republic — Armed Forces Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to the men and women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. Dedicated May 17, 1997 by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States John C. Cox Post 4593, Republic, MOMap (db m63004) WM
Paid Advertisement
27 Missouri, Greene County, Republic — Springfield
(Front): Queen City of the Ozarks, settled in 1830 by Tennessee pioneers on what had been a Kickapoo, Osage, and Delaware Indian camping ground. Springfield was first called Campbell and Fulbright Springs after its first settlers. Rivalry . . . Map (db m35247) HM
28 Missouri, Greene County, Republic, Brookline Township — Missouri State Guard — Sons of Confederate Veterans
This monument is respectfully dedicated to the men of the Missouri State Guard. The legally established militia of the state who first took up arms in 1861, and marching and fighting under the blue battle flag of their beloved Missouri. Did their . . . Map (db m61751) HM
29 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — "The Boy and The Man"
Nationally renowned sports artist Amadee Wohlschlaeger of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in St. Louis, Missouri, conceptualized and designed "The Boy and The Man" in the form of a drawing in 1963 that was unveiled to the public in the August 18th . . . Map (db m72165) HM
30 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — A National Cemetery System — Springfield National Cemetery
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . Map (db m162222) HM
31 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — American Veterans Memorial — Amvets
. . . Map (db m162231) WM
32 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Anthony "Tony" La Russa
Born October 4, 1944 in Tampa, FL To Tony and Oliva (Cuervo) La Russa Brother to Eva Married Elaine Coker on December 31, 1973 Father to Bianca and Devon Made big-league debut with Kansas City Athletics May 10, 1963 Played six . . . Map (db m173438) HM
33 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — 6 — Battle of Springfield
As the Confederates advance neared town, Union Brig. Gen. Egbert B. Brown belatedly realized that a dozen houses south and west of Fort No. 4 would block his fire. He immediately ordered the houses burned to deprive the enemy of cover, allowing . . . Map (db m170780) HM
34 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Bob Broeg — Robert William Broeg (Rhymes With "Plague")
Born in St. Louis, MO in 1918 to Robert and Alice Broeg Attended Cleveland High School and the University of Missouri - Columbia Married to the late Dorothy Carr Married to Lynette Anton since 1977 Associated Press Sportswriter in . . . Map (db m72135) HM
35 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Bobby Bell
Born in Shelby, NC in 1940 to Pink and Zannie Bell Attended Cleveland High School and the University of Minnesota Father to Tracie, Bobby, Jr., and Joshua Two-time All-American Linebacker/Defensive End at the University of Minnesota . . . Map (db m72110) HM
Paid Advertisement
36 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Charles Graham "Charlie" Spoonhour
Born June 23, 1939 Father to Jay & Stephen Married Vicki Korner August 7, 1987 Died February 1, 2012 College basketball coach with 578-265 record including 373-202 in 19 NCAA seasons & directed his teams to 12 NCAA Division I . . . Map (db m173550) HM
37 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Cheryl Burnett
Born June 13, 1958 in Centralia, Missouri Daughter of Harold and Shirley Burnett Sister to Greg Burnett and Jeanne (Burnett) Dorr Aunt to Joy (Dorr) Bittle, Dustin Dorr and Holly (Dorr) Hopson Graduated from Centralia High School in . . . Map (db m173544) HM
38 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Coach Norm Stewart — "Stormin' Norman"
Norman Stewart was born January 20, 1935 in Shelby County, Missouri. In 1952, he enrolled at the University of Missouri, becoming a standout in both basketball and baseball for the Tigers. Stewart was a two-time team captain, and all-Big Seven . . . Map (db m173442) HM
39 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Confederate Burials In The National Cemetery — Confederate Cemetery — Springfield National Cemetery —
The Confederate Cemetery After the Civil War, women's groups in the South, known collectively as Ladies' Memorial Associations (LMA), undertook efforts to consolidate the remains of Confederate soldiers. In 1866, a group of women in . . . Map (db m162236) HM
40 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Dan Dierdorf
Born June 29, 1949 in Canton, Ohio to John and Evelyn Dierdorf Married to Debbie Grzywacz on November 2, 1979 Father to Dan, Kristen, Dana and Katherine Played at the University of Michigan where he was named to seven All-American Teams . . . Map (db m72214) HM
41 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Don Faurot
Born in Mountain Grove, MO, in 1902 to Frederick W. and Charlotte Faurot Attended Mountain Grove High School and University of Missouri-Columbia Married to Mary Davidson Father to Jane, Aileen, and Julie Blue-Gray Game Hall of Fame . . . Map (db m72211) HM
42 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Dorrel "Whitey" Herzog
Born November 9, 1931 in New Athens, IL to Edgar and Lietta (Fanke) Herzog Married to Mary Lou Sinn on February 8, 1953 Father to Debra, David and Jim Batted .285 while playing for the New York Yankees' Minor League club, the Joplin . . . Map (db m72158) HM
43 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Dr. Mary Jo Wynn
Born December 24, 1931 in Hartville, Missouri To William Thomas and Tina (Russell) Wynn Sister to Jewell, Virginia, Marie, Lena, Tom Jr. and Russell Graduated from Hartville High School in 1949, Southwest Missouri State College (now . . . Map (db m173449) HM
44 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Edwin T. "Ned" Reynolds
Born in 1941 in Haddonfield, New Jersey Son to William and Edwina Reynolds A brother to Bill and Jack Father to Stephanie Hasse, grandfather to Jacob and Sylvia Hasse First appeared on TV at age 14 on NBC's "The Today Show" . . . Map (db m173441) HM
Paid Advertisement
45 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Garvin "Gary" Filbert
Born June 7, 1929 in St. Joseph, MO to Harold and Fern Filbert Married to Glenda Hall on March 26, 1983 Father to Scott, Laura, Lisa, Preston, Lydia, Brian and Brent Filbert, Michael and Terry Dodson, and Chris Boettcher Lettered in . . . Map (db m72166) HM
46 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Gary R. Pinkel
Born on April 27, 1952 in Akron, Ohio Son of George and Gay (Robbins) Pinkel Father to Erin, Geoff and Blake Married Missy Martinette on June 27, 2015 Kenmore High School - Akron, Ohio, graduate and All-City wide receiver 1969 Kenmore . . . Map (db m173552) HM
47 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Gene Verlon Bess
Born March 3, 1935 to Hobson and Maude (Cramer) Bess Married to Nelda (McCann) Bess on May 27, 1961 Father to Garron, Janell and Brian Grandfather to Taylor, Kolby, Kiley and Bryelle 1953 graduate of Oak Ridge H.S., where he played . . . Map (db m173546) HM
48 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — George Howard Brett
Born in Glen Dale, WV in 1953 to Jack and Ethel Brett Attended El Segundo (CA) High School Married Leslie Davenport in 1992 Father to Jackson, Dylan, and Robin Spent his entire 21-year Major League career in Kansas City Only . . . Map (db m72136) HM
49 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Gettysburg Address — Abraham Lincoln — 1809 - 1865 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . Map (db m79808) HM WM
50 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Henry "Hank" Louis Stram
Born in Chicago, IL in 1923 to Henry and Nellie Wilszek Attended Lew Wallace High School and Purdue University Married Phyllis Persha in 1953 Father to Hank Jr., Dale, Stu, Julia Gary, and Mary Nell Head Coach and Vice President . . . Map (db m72130) HM
51 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Jack Buck
Born in Holyoke, MA, in 1924 to Earle and Kathleen Buck Attended Lakewood High School and Ohio State University Married to Carole Lintzenich Father to Beverly, Jack Jr., Christine, Bonnie, Dan, Betsy, Joe, and Julie St. Louis . . . Map (db m72090) HM
52 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Jackie Marie Stiles
Born in Kansas City, Kansas to Pat and Pam Stiles Attended Claflin High School, Claflin, KS and Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO USA Today and Parade High School All-American First Teams - 1997 Missouri Valley . . . Map (db m72108) HM
53 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Jerry Hughes
Born February 12, 1949 in Boonville, MO To Jim Frank and Eleanor (Smith) Hughes Married to Victoria (Dinkel) Hughes December 26, 1992 Father to Greg, Chad, Parker, and Ashley Three-year golf letterman for University of Central . . . Map (db m173451) HM
Paid Advertisement
54 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil
Born in Carrabelle, FL in 1911 to John Sr. and Luella O’Neil Attended Edward Waters College Married Ora Lee Owen in 1946 Played for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1938-1943 Managed for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1948-1955 Served . . . Map (db m72094) HM
55 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — John Kadlec
Born October 23, 1928 in St. Louis, MO to Frank and Lillian (Onder) Kadlec Married to Mary Agnes “Dolly” Jacobi on February 3, 1951 Father to Judy, Peggy, John and Joan Graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School, earning . . . Map (db m72215) HM
56 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — John Q. Hammons
Born in Fairview, MO in 1919 to James O. and Hortense (Bass) Hammons Attended Fairview Schools and Southwest Missouri Teachers College Married Juanita K. Baxter in 1949 Entered into hotel development in 1958 by purchasing 10 Holiday . . . Map (db m72091) HM
57 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — John V. "Pete" Adkins
Born September 9, 1924 in Wellsville, Missouri To John and Myrtle (Frisbie) Adkins Married Lorraine (Fenner) on June 12, 1948 Father to Mike, Terry and Danny Served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946 Earned undergraduate degree from . . . Map (db m173433) HM
58 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Jon Thomas Sundvold
Born July 2, 1961 Son of Robert & Rachel (Quien) Sundvold Married to Tamara Gilmore, June 28, 1986 Father to Wilson, Caroline, Anna Kate 1979 graduate of Blue Springs High School 6-foot-2 guard scored 2,157 points for Blue Springs . . . Map (db m173445) HM
59 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Kentwood Hall Renovation
Southwest Missouri State University used a college housing loan from the United States Department of Education to purchase Kentwood Hall, formerly the Kentwood Arms Hotel, from the Kentwood Arms Hotel Company. The SMSU Board of Regents authorized . . . Map (db m173595) HM
60 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — 11 — Kickapoo Indian Village
From approximately 1812 to 1832 a Kickapoo Indian village occupied the site bounded on the north by Madison, west by Campbell, south by Grand and east by Jefferson. 100 wigwams clustered around a spring formerly situated 250 feet southwest of this . . . Map (db m43126) HM
61 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Lamar Hunt
Born in Eldorado, Ar. in 1932 to Lyda Bunker Hunt and Haroldson Layfayette [sic] Hunt Graduated from the Hill School in Pottstown, Pa. and Southern Methodist University Married Norma Lynn Knobel in 1964 Father of Lamar, Jr., Sharron . . . Map (db m72115) HM
62 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Len Dawson
Born in Alliance, OH, in 1935 to James and Annie Dawson Attended Alliance High School and Purdue University Married to Linda Father to Lisa and Lenny Missouri Sports Hall of Fame – 1994 Pro Football Hall of Fame – 1987 . . . Map (db m72210) HM
Paid Advertisement
63 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Louis Clark Brock
Born in El Dorado, AR in 1939 to Maud and Paralee Brock From Age Two grew up in Collonston, LA Attended Union High School and Southern University Married to Jacqueline Gaitor Father to Wanda, Lou, Jr., Emory and Daniel Led Southern . . . Map (db m72157) HM
64 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Maple Park Gazebo
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.Map (db m170816) HM
65 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Missouri Soldiers Memorial C.S.A — Major General Sterling Price — Springfield National Cemetery —
(Side 1) To the memory of the Missouri Soldier in the army of the Confederate States of America Major General Sterling Price (Side 2) Those who die for a right principle do not die in vain. (Side 3) Erected . . . Map (db m162226) WM
66 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Navy Seabees Memorial
With willing hearts and skillful hands the difficult we do at once The impossible takes a bit longer Seabees Can DoMap (db m162234) WM
67 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Norman E. Stewart
Born in Leonard, MO in 1935 to Kenneth and Leona Stewart Attended Shelbyville High School and the University of Missouri - Columbia Married to Virginia Zimmerley Father to Jeffrey, Lindsey Scott, and Laura All-State High School . . . Map (db m72129) HM
68 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Osborne Earl "Ozzie" Smith
Born December 26, 1954, in Mobile, Alabama to Clovis and Marvella (Pugh) Smith Father to Osborne II, Dustin and Taryn Played for the San Diego Padres from 1978-1981 and for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1982-1996 Fifteen Time National . . . Map (db m72212) HM
69 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Pearl Harbor Memorial
In memory of members of the U.S. Military forces who gave their lives during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and other military installations on Dec. 7, 1941 a date that will live in infamy. Remember Pearl Harbor keep America . . . Map (db m162232) WM
70 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — POW MIA Bring Them Home
POW MIA Bring them home. AMVETS Department of MissouriMap (db m62996) WM
71 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Remember Pearl Harbor — Springfield National Cemetery
In memory of the U.S. military forces who gave their lives during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and other military installations on Dec. 7, 1941. A day that will leave in infamy. "Remember Pearl Harbor" "Keep America Alert"Map (db m62843) HM
Paid Advertisement
72 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Revolutionary War Memorial — Springfield National Cemetery
During the Revolutionary War, almost 232,000 patriots served in the Continental Army with over 164,000 more serving in the militia many more also served in civilian positions. This marker is to commemorate all those patriots who served our nation . . . Map (db m162224) HM WM
73 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Richard Albert "Dick" Vermeil
Born October 30, 1936, in Calistoga, California To Louis and Alice (Wilson) Vermeil Married Carol (Drake) on January 28, 1956 Father to Rick, Dave and Nancy Spent 32 seasons overall as a coach, 19 as an NFL coach and 15 as an NFL head . . . Map (db m173437) HM
74 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Robert L. "Bob" Pettit Jr.
Born in Baton Rouge, LA in 1932 to Robert L. and Margaret Brandon Pettit Attended Baton Rouge High School and Louisiana State University Married Carole Crowell in 1965 Father to Peyton, Robert, and Mary Luckett 2-Time All-American . . . Map (db m72162) HM
75 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Russell William "Rusty" Wallace
Born in Fenton, MO in 1956 to Russ and Judy Wallace Attended Fox Senior High School Married to Patti Father to Greg, Katie, and Steve Made driving debut at Lakehill (MO) Speedway - 1973 Central Auto Racing Association Rookie of the . . . Map (db m72151) HM
76 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Sequiota Park
Se-qui-o-ta means "many springs". 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 . . . Map (db m170897) HM
77 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Shrine Mosque
Built by the Abou Ben Adhem Temple, the Shrine Mosque was dedicated November 3, 1923. Heckenlively and Mark were architects and Stanley Uthwatt created the stained glass windows. In addition to serving the Shrine, the Mosque has been the cultural . . . Map (db m43092) HM
78 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Springfield National Cemetery
Civil War Springfield Federal troops occupied Springfield, Missouri, in June 1861. In August, when Confederate forces marched on the city, Union Gen. Nathaniel Lyon led his army out to meet them. On August 10, 1861, the Confederate . . . Map (db m162223) HM
79 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Stanley Frank Musial
Born in Donora, PA in 1920 to Lukasz and Mary Musial Attended Donora High School Married to Lillian Labash Father to Dick, Gerry, Janet, and Jean Played for 22 years with the St. Louis Cardinals Won 3 World Series Rings Won 3 . . . Map (db m72088) HM
80 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — The Catch
West Plains, Missouri's Bill Virdon emerged as the unsung star of the 1960 World Series, boosting the Pittsburgh Pirates to an upset of the New York Yankees. While all remember Bill Mazeroski's Game 7 home run, Virdon's spectacular defense in center . . . Map (db m191305) HM
Paid Advertisement
81 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — The Daughters Of The Confederacy Of Missouri Division — August 10, 1984
This tablet is dedicated by the Veterans Administration in grateful appreciation to the United Daughters of The Confederacy, Missouri Division, for actions taken to remove deed restrictions on 485 unoccupied Confederate gravesites in Springfield . . . Map (db m162229) HM
82 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Thomas Michael "Mike" Shannon
Born July 15, 1939, in St. Louis, Missouri To Thomas and Elizabeth (Richardson) Shannon Married to Judith Ann Bufe on February 7, 1959 Father to Thomas Michael Jr., Timothy, Patricia, Margaret, Daniel and Erin Graduated from Christian . . . Map (db m173435) HM
83 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — USS Nathanael Greene — SSBN-636
This memorial is dedicated to all U.S. submarine sailors both living and deceased that dared to "take her deep," and especially those submariners that manned the fleet ballistic missile submarine USS NATHANAEL GREENE SSBN-636 . . . Map (db m70341) HM
84 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Veterans Memorial
We have won this war because our men are brave, and because of many other things, we did not win it because destiny created us better than all other peoples, I hope that in victory we are more grateful than proud. Ernie Pyle, 1944Map (db m62869) WM
85 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Veterans Memorial — Springfield National Cemetery
In honor of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America and the families they left behind. The sacrifice will not be forgotten.Map (db m162225) WM
86 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Vietnam Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who fought and those who died in southeast Asia during the Vietnam Conflict.Map (db m162235) WM
87 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Vietnam War Memorial — Together Then Together Now — Post 639 —
In honored memory of those who served in defense of their country so that all may enjoy freedom.Map (db m39153) HM
88 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — William Charles "Bill" Virdon
Born June 9, 1931, in Hazel Park, Michigan To Charles Neles and Bertha Mae (Marley) Virdon Married to Shirley L. Shemwell on November 17, 1951 Father to Deborah Ann, Linda Sue and Lisa Lee Signed by the New York Yankees in 1950 . . . Map (db m191431) HM
89 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — William L. (Bill) Rowe
Born December 4, 1939 in Marionville, Mo., to Loy and May (Bigelow) Rowe Married to late wife Grace Ann (French) Rowe, 1968 Married to Nydia May (Jenkins) Rowe June 6, 1981 Father to Jeff and Nancy; Papa to Gracie, Drew and Ellie . . . Map (db m173545) HM
90 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — William Payne Stewart — 1957 - 1999
Born in Springfield, MO in 1957 to William Louis Stewart and Bee Payne-Stewart Attended Greenwood High School and Southern Methodist University Married to Tracey Ferguson Stewart Father to Chelsea and Aaron AT&T Pebble Beach . . . Map (db m72093) HM
91 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — William Payne Stewart — 1957 - 1999
Born in Springfield to William Louis Stewart and Bee Payne-Stewart Attended Greenwood High School, Springfield and Southern Methodist University, Dallas Married to Tracey Ferguson Stewart, father to Chelsea and Aaron All-American at . . . Map (db m72146) HM
92 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — Wilshire Apartments
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m43125) HM
93 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield — World War II Memorial
In honor and memory of those who gave so much in defense of our country during World War II, so that we may enjoy freedom.
Killed in Action: 291,557 Wounded in Action: 670,846 Missing in Action: 78,979 Veterans Who . . . Map (db m162218) WM
94 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield, Commercial Street Historic District — First Springfield Railroad
West of this marker 480 feet a construction train of South Pacific Railroad ~~ now St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (Frisco) ~~ pulled into new town of North Springfield at 3 P.M., April 21, 1870. First passenger train, with state and railroad . . . Map (db m170811) HM
95 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield, Downtown Springfield — 1971 Tumbler — Corten Steel
Park Central Square was designed by renowned landscape architect Lawrence Halprin and his team in the early 1970s. The space was intended to be, in Halprin's words, "an active space for public assembly, devoted to pedestrians and their needs and . . . Map (db m174527) HM
96 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield, Downtown Springfield — Battle of Springfield — A State Divided: The Civil War in Missouri — Missouri Department of Natural Resources —
The Battle of Springfield This location is the approximate site of Fort No. 4. During the Civil War, this four-sided earthen fort served as the main defensive work during the Battle of Springfield. This battle occurred during the raid, or . . . Map (db m173594) HM
97 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield, Downtown Springfield — 1 — Battle of Springfield
On Jan. 6, 1863, Brig. Gen. John S. Marmaduke entered Missouri with nearly 2,600 men to attack Union supply lines and communications and to disrupt the Union thrust into northern Arkansas. Lightly garrisoned but with a vast store of military . . . Map (db m170770) HM
98 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield, Downtown Springfield — 10 — Battle of Springfield
This point marks the farthest advance of the Confederates into the city. After finally routing the 72nd Enrolled Missouri Militia, Confederates were forming along Walnut Street for the final assault into the city when drums along Jordan Creek to the . . . Map (db m35920) HM
99 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield, Downtown Springfield — 2 — Battle of Springfield
On this spot stood the two-story brick Methodist church converted by Federal authorities into the city arsenal. Pressed for manpower to defend Springfield against approaching Confederate raiders, Union Brig. Gen. Egbert B. Brown authorized Brigade . . . Map (db m170771) HM
100 Missouri, Greene County, Springfield, Downtown Springfield — 18 — Butterfield Overland Stage
Site of Gen. Nicholas Smith's tavern on Boonville Road, earliest outlet of Springfield, also station of Butterfield Stage Route carrying first overland mail from St. Louis to Pacific Coast. Government subsidy $600,000 yearly. First mail left St. . . . Map (db m43089) HM

138 entries matched your criteria. The first 100 are listed above. The final 38 ⊳
CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
U.S. FTC REQUIRED NOTICE: This website earns income from qualified purchases you make on Thank you.
Paid Advertisements

Nov. 29, 2023