Murphysburg Self-Guided Walking Tour

Murphysburg Self-Guided Walking Tour

Murphysburg is a national historic district that is a vibrant mixed-use community, blending a residential neighborhood with urban amenities and services.  Be transported back in time to the Gilded Age as you walk the tree-lined streets of Joplin’s Historic...
North Heights Neighborhood

North Heights Neighborhood

Most of the area now referred to as North Heights was owned and mined by the Granby Mining Company during the 1870s and 1880s.  The mining company sold most of the land between what are now A and F streets, west of Main Street, to the City of Joplin in 1891 and...
Unity of Joplin

Unity of Joplin

        Unity of Joplin                      204 North Jackson Avenue                       Mission Style  | circa 1911                      Local Historic Landmark   Built in 1911 by the Calvary Baptist Church, it was sold to persons unknown in 1924.  Folklore...
United Hebrew Congregation

United Hebrew Congregation

There has been a Jewish presence in the Joplin area longer than Joplin has existed, with the first arriving during the 1860s. Early Jewish settlers of the area were shopkeepers, businesspeople, and executives and managers in the mines, who settled here to take...