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Virgil V. Anderson

Virgil Anderson, a World War I veteran, describes the close calls he survived during the War. He was posted as a balloon observer and had made 25 parachute jumps.

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Old Fairgrounds

The Driving Park subdivision was originally the grounds of the Springfield District Fair Association. The grounds included a race track, lake, and other amenities. In 1902 the land was sold to plat a new housing development. Eventually, the area became part of the Missouri State University's campus.

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