Carthage Sites: Civil War and Route 66

Did you know the very first Civil War land battle happened right here in Carthage, Missouri? And did you know that Carthage was burned to the ground during the Civil War and then completely rebuilt?  The Battle of Dry Fork (also known as the Battle of Carthage) was…

America’s Most Beautiful Tree Canopy - Carthage, Missouri

America in Bloom Known as The Maple Leaf City, Carthage was recognized by America in Bloom in 2020 as the city with the most beautiful tree canopy. There are more than 10,000 maple trees throughout the historic district. This is the first time any city in the State of…

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Carthage Sites: Civil War and Route 66

Did you know the very first Civil War land battle happened right here in Carthage, Missouri? And did you know that Carthage was burned to the ground during the Civil War and then completely rebuilt?  The Battle of Dry Fork (also known as the Battle of Carthage) was…

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