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Local History 

Springfield's Flag

 Springfield's first flag was hand stiched by Mrs. Phoebe Hensley, secretary of the Commercial club in 1938.  More...
Local History 

Frank James at the Fair

 Frank James fires shots; causes stampede and escapes from Greene County jail.  An interview in 1898 at the Fair.    More...
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Floating on Ozarks Rivers

 Photo Credit:US National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationBooks and websites that can help you prepare for floating down the beautiful streams and rivers in Missouri and Arkansas
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Family Pets in 1901

 The importance of family pets in the early 1900’s is illustrated in an obituary of the Dameron family’s pet horse.  More...
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How many Springfields?

Springfield is a popular name in the United States.  There are at least 34 towns and cities that share this name.   More...
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