James Geddes House

301 S Sergeant Ave Late 1890s ~ Queen Anne Spindle work, Art glass, Hitching post  Howard Hughes came to Joplin in 1900 looking to capitalize off the booming town. Howard tried to elope with the daughter of Mr. Geddes 16-year old Francis Geddes, but her father...
Frank Childress House

Frank Childress House

302 South Sergeant Frank Childress House Circa 1922 Prairie Art glass The two-and-one-half-story Craftsman features limestone foundation, brown brick cladding and a tile hip roof. A one-story hipped sunroom projects from the south and a two-story hipped addition...
Holly Hills 210 Duquesne Road

Holly Hills 210 Duquesne Road

210 South Duquesne Road.   Sale details! Craftsman-styled house built by one of Joplin’s earliest mine operators and bankers, Alfred C. Moore. The Moores, moved to Joplin to pursue mining and banking interests during Joplin’s lead and zinc boom, started...
Perl Decker

Perl Decker

Bill Caldwell: Perl Decker was Joplin’s eloquent, independent congressman Jun 16, 2018 Perl Decker poses for a portrait in 1912, For 50 years, Missouri’s 15th Congressional District consisted of Barry, Barton, Jasper, Lawrence, Newton, McDonald and Vernon...
Parkway Cemetery

Parkway Cemetery

Parkway Cemetery 3250 McClelland Boulevard Joplin, MO 64804 Parkway Cemetery was built by the Work Project Administration during the Roosevelt Administration and opened in the late 1920’s for the black citizens of the community. The cemetery originally had...