Lost Town of Sherwood Missouri

Sherwood Speaker series. Missouri Southern will host three lectures focusing on different aspects of the Civil War and the ambush that happened just north of Joplin. The lecture series is scheduled at the start of each of the next three months. It kicks off Monday,...
Charles Henderson House

Charles Henderson House

Charles. Henderson was a wholesale grocer in Joplin.  He was born in Vevay, Switzerland County, Ind., Ang. 16, 1835. His father, Charles Henderson, was a native of Kentucky, born in 1796; his mother, Caroline Ann (Wescott) Henderson, was a native of the Island of...
Frye/BaSom

Frye/BaSom

318 South Sergeant Avenue~~Second Empire, circa 1891 Charles Frye was originally from New York and came to Joplin to invest in mining. He built this home in 1891 for $5000. It originally had a square tower with a pyramid-like roof on the third floor, but it has since...
Dr. Albert Newton Winchester

Dr. Albert Newton Winchester

507 South Sergeant Circa 1905-1906 Queen Anne Dr. Albert Newton Winchester, M.D. cared for the aches and ailments of three generations of many Joplin families who came under his attention. Coming to Joplin in 1897, six years after his graduation from Vanderbilt...
James Geddes House

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...