“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Mansfield, Missouri Historical Markers

Carl "Sub" Mays Memorial image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., August 12, 2012
Carl "Sub" Mays Memorial
Missouri (Wright County), Mansfield — Carl "Sub" Mays — 1891 - 1971
Carl grew up in the Prairie Hollow community south of Mansfield. Mays made his major league debut as a pitcher on April 15, 1915. His famous spitball submarine delivery resulted in a heavy, sinking effect that batters easily misjudged. He set . . . — Map (db m60074) HM
Missouri (Wright County), Mansfield — Laura Ingalls Wilder
Author of "Little House" Books Little House in the Big Woods - 1932 Farmer Boy - 1933 Little House on the Prairie On the Banks of Plum Creek - 1937 By the Shores of Silver Lake - 1939 The Long Winter - 1940 Little Town on the . . . — Map (db m60072) HM
Missouri (Wright County), Mansfield — Rocky Ridge Farm — Home of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Front Laura Ingalls Wilder, one of America's best known authors, was born in 1867 near Pepin, Wisconsin. Her "Little House" books were written here on Rocky Ridge Farm, her home for over sixty years. On July 17, 1894, Laura, her . . . — Map (db m58371) HM
Missouri (Wright County), Mansfield — The Wilder Home / The Little Books Began Here
(Side A) The Wilder Home 1928-1936 In 1928, after living abroad for several years, Rose Wilder Lane returned to her childhood home on Rocky Ridge Farm. With proceeds from her writings Rose built her parents a modern house. The keys were . . . — Map (db m60080) HM
Missouri (Wright County), Mansfield — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all servicemen of all wars — Map (db m62566) WM
Missouri (Wright County), Mansfield — War Memorial — Wright County
In memory of those who gave their lives for our country World War I • World War II Korean War • Vietnam War Operation Enduring Freedom [Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m60073) HM
Missouri (Wright County), Mansfield — Wilder's Pecan Tree
Wind claimed this Pecan Tree in 2002 The Wilder's [sic] planted this tree c.1900 — Map (db m60076) HM

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