CONSTRUCTION ON INTERSTATE 44 AT EXIT 70
Route MM is closed at Exit 70. Bridge reconstruction is scheduled at Exit 70 from Friday, August 8, 2014 to Saturday, November 8, 2014. Visitors should exit I-44 at Highway 360 (exit 69), then exit 360 at MM Highway and continue south to US Highway 60. More »
HISTORIC JOHN RAY HOUSE CLOSED DURING ROOF REPLACEMENT
The Ray House will be closed intermittently through the fall of 2014 while a new roof is installed. We regret any inconvenience. Visitors may wish to call the Visitor Center at (417) 732-2662, ext. 227 to check on the status of the project.
"CAMPAIGNS & POLITICS: THE CIVIL WAR IN 1864" LECTURE SERIES
The National Park Service and the Springfield Library continue their observance of the Civil War Sesquicentennial with a series of programs focusing on 1864. Open the current issue of "Bookends" Magazine (pdf file) in the link for a full schedule. More »
Related Sites in Springfield
Springfield National Cemetery
History Museum for Springfield and Greene County
Local History & Genealogy Department, Springfield-Greene County Public Library
Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Nearby National Parks
Arkansas Post National Monument (Gilett, Arkansas)
Missouri State Parks
Information on the Springfield area can be found at the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, or by contacting:
Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area
Did You Know?
Five Medals of Honor were awarded for gallantry at Wilson's Creek, including one to Lorenzo Dow Immell of Battery F, 2nd U.S. Artillery (Totten's Battery).