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Slater Copper Mine

 The last person to have seen the lost Slater Copper Mine in Shannon County is remembered in 1923.
Local History 


 Battlefield, Mo. was left off of the official Missouri map in 1977. The Springfield Daily News recorded the local reaction.  More...
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Last Confederate Soldier

 The last Confederate soldier , Thomas H. Hadden, who died in Springfield in 1939, was buried at the Springfield National Cemetery.  More...
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Girls Softball

 Girls Softball in Springfield was on hiatus during WWII but returned in May of 1946. The first game, played at Fassnight Park, was between the Dairy Anns and the O'Reilly WAC's.  More...
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Downtown Motor Inn

 The Downton Motor Inn was shut down in 1965. It was located on St. Louis Street just east of Jefferson Avenue. The hotel was originally built by John T. Woodruff around 1914.  More...
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