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Missouri's Bicentennial

In July 2021 the Library District will host a traveling exhibit for Missouri's Bicentennial.  View the online version now and discover Missouri's Struggle for Statehood.

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Christmas dinner

In 1986, Hamby's, St. Mary's Guild of Christ Episcopal Church and Northside Christian Church joined forces to deliver over 140 meals to homebound elderly residents.

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Death of Nathan Boone

Colonel Nathan Boone died in 1856.  A brief biographical sketch of his military career was provided in the Springfield Advertiser and Randolph Citizen. 

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