HISTORIC JOHN RAY HOUSE CLOSED DURING ROOF REPLACEMENT
The Ray House will be closed intermittently while a new cedar shake roof is installed. We regret the inconvenience, but the work is necessary for the preservation of the structure. The work is scheduled to be completed by September 15.
TICKETS FOR POPULAR MOONLIGHT TOUR AVAILABLE ON AUGUST 9
Tickets for the “Moonlight Tour” will go on sale on August 9, 2014. The tour will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Tickets are $7.00 per person. Tickets may be obtained in person at the Visitor Center or by mail (for a limited time).
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?
Sterling Price, commander of the Missouri State Guard, had already served as governor of Missouri, a member of Congress, and a U.S. Army brigadier general by the time of Wilson's Creek.