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This website offers information about the history of the Civil War in Missouri as the state prepares to commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the war, which was fought 1861-1865.
Throughout the site, you'll find details about Civil War battles that took places in Missouri, such as Wilson's Creek and Pilot Knob; the people who played a significant role in the war, such as Ulysses S. Grant and Sterling Price; and resources for educators, where links to lesson plans and teacher's guides are available. Information about upcoming Civil War events around Missouri can be found on the site, which also features videos about the war and its impact on the state.
You'll also find information about Civil War-related attractions in Missouri, such as the Old Courthouse, Battle of Lexington State Historic Site, and Calvary Cemetery, to name a few.
People interested in getting involved with Civil War Sesquicentennial events may use the website to submit their e-mail address if they'd like to receive more information about volunteer opportunities, as those opportunities become available.
Facilities include: a 100-yard baffled rifle/pistol range with 20 covered booths; target sockets arranged at distances of 7, 15, 25, 50, 75 and 100 yards; bench rests and seats for shooters, with seating for spectators; paper bull's eye targets and target stands; trap and skeet; shotgun patterning range with full-size turkey targets provided; static and 3-D archery ranges. Cost: rifle/pistol range, shotgun patterning, and archery, $3/hour; skeet/trap, 25 clays, $3/person.
Featuring an indoor pool; Wi-Fi; and a deluxe continental breakfast. Battlefield Mall is two miles; Bass Pro Outdoor World, six miles; Hammons Field, seven miles. Located off Route 65 at Battlefield Road.
The Econo Lodge in Springfield, MO is conveniently located near the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds and the Interstate 44 corridor on Glenstone Avenue. The location offers easy access to Dickerson Park Zoo, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Discovery Center, Bass Pro Shop’s Headquarters and Loren Cook manufacturing facilities.
Guests of the Econo Lodge hotel are invited to relax in the seasonal outdoor pool and utilize the business center, which offers a computer with Internet. Additional amenities include: Free hot breakfast; free wireless high-speed Internet access; free coffee. All guest rooms offer cable television, a refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer, alarm clock and coffee maker. Some rooms feature a sofa sleeper, iron and ironing board.
This is a pet-friendly hotel, with four-legged friends allowed to stay for a fee. Its perfect location and convenient access to area attractions make the Econo Lodge a great place for business and leisure travelers in the Springfield, MO area.
We are a short-term and extended-stay hotel. Rooms feature one or two double beds. The motel is across from the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds; one-quarter mile from the Dickerson Park Zoo; five miles from Fantastic Caverns.
Our hotel features 92 guestrooms; three floors with interior corridors; and free USA Today newspapers. Guestrooms include microwave and refrigerators, pillow-top mattresses with premium linens and bedding, flat-screen televisions, free local calls, voice mail, alarm clock, pay-per-view movies and Nintendo.
We are five miles from Springfield-Branson National Airport; shuttle service offered; and park and fly service available. Meeting space is available. Hotel offers Manager Reception in lobby bar.
Select-service amenities and features include: free deluxe continental breakfast (biscuits/gravy, waffles), free USA Today, free Wi-Fi, indoor pool and hot tub and evening hospitality hour(Monday-Thursday). We are five minutes from the prominent medical district, including Cox Medical Center South and St. John's Health System. The hotel is 30 miles from Silver Dollar City and Branson MO.
The Springfield Cardinals are the Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. They are one of eight teams in the Texas League, along with the Arkansas Travelers, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, the Tulsa Drillers, the Corpus Christi Hooks, the Frisco RoughRiders, the Midland RockHounds and the San Antonio Missions.
Home games are played at Hammons Field. Individual game tickets can be purchased by calling 417-863-2143, at the ticket office at Hammons Field, and online by visiting our website. Ticket prices range from $6 to $24, depending on seat location. Season tickets and group tickets are available.
When the Cardinals play on Saturdays and Sundays, the ticket office opens at 10 a.m. On game days, the ticket office remains open through game time.
The Hammons Field gates open one hour prior to game time.
This upscale hotel offers 271 guestrooms and 155,000 square feet of meeting space, including the Springfield Expo Center. Rooms have a full size iron/board; some rooms have double vanities. There is a beauty salon, gift shop, interior corridors and a luxury atrium.
Fought on August 10, 1861, the Battle of Wilson’s Creek was a pivotal battle in Missouri and the second major battle of the Civil War. More than 2,500 Union and Confederate soldiers were killed, wounded or declared missing during the five hours of intense fighting.
The visitor center (ADA compliant) at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield features a 27-minute film, a museum and changing exhibits. A five-mile, self-guided driving tour allows visitors to explore the battlefield at their own pace. Walking trails lead to various battle sites, including Bloody Hill, the Historic John Ray House and the Edwards Cabin.
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