Murphysburg is a historic district in Joplin, Missouri. Murphysburg and Joplin, adjacent towns divided only by Joplin, Creek, were merged into Joplin in the 1880s. The specific district is from 4th – 7th St. on Moffet Avenue, as well as 1st – 7th on Sergeant Avenue, just 5 blocks west of Main Street. The area is full of Victorian and Queen Anne Style homes, as well as multiple historic churches and businesses. Historic Murphysburg Preservation, Inc. is a non-profit group dedicated to promoting the Murphysburg Historic Residential District and to the education of the value of historic restoration in relation to promoting quality of life, history, and preservation while showing how historic restoration reduces crime, blight, and vandalism. Nestled between Route 66 & the Sunshine Lamp District, near Historic Downtown Joplin, Murphysburg is home to the annual DickensFest.