Built in 1949, the last of the original six drive-ins that were named after the famous "Mother Road'.
Recognized by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program as a site worth seeing — — Map (db m189152) HM
In memory of the men in blue and gray who fought here on July 5, 1861.
Dedicated by the United Veterans of Carthage, who fought side by side in four foreign wars, on July 4, 1961. — — Map (db m52063) HM
The beautiful city of Carthage was laid out, 1842, as the seat of Jasper County, organized, 1841, and named for Sgt. William Jasper, Revolutionary hero. Centered in a county of great mineral wealth and good farm land, Carthage grew into a . . . — — Map (db m24311) HM
In memory of Charles Pollard Wood, who died July 11, 1898 while training at Camp George H. Thomas, Chickamauga, Georgia. A Sergeant in Company A, 2nd Missiouri Infantry (Carthage). Only person to "lay in state" in the Jasper County Courthouse. . . . — — Map (db m52065) HM
Soldiers Rest! Thy warfare o'er
Sleep the sleep that knows no waking
Dream of battlefields no more
On Fames eternal camping ground
Their silent tents are spread
And glory . . . — — Map (db m27816) HM
Crossroad of Destiny: Union or Disunion
The year of 1861 was one of crisis and decision making for Missouri. Throughout her history, Missouri had stood at many crossroads, for virtually all of the major routes leading from East to West . . . — — Map (db m195030) HM
In early July, 1861 units of the Missouri State Guard under the command of Governor Claiborne Fox Jackson were en route to extreme southwest Missouri to there organize and train to resist Federal dominance of the state. On July 5 the Guard found its . . . — — Map (db m52062) HM
Here are our comrades from Missouri, Patriots All.
May they never be forgotten and God be with them forever.
[Honor Roll of Missouri Casualties]
If you are able, save for them a place
inside of you, and save one backward glance
when . . . — — Map (db m61176) WM
World War II
Marvin Charles Alexander Emmett L. Alumbaugh Charles Guindell Baldwin James E. Bandy Charles Robert Berkley Stanley Bowman Clyde R. Callaway Edward "Bud" Chapman Roy Childers Herman Douglas Clark James . . . — — Map (db m61171) WM