HISTORIC JOHN RAY HOUSE CLOSED DURING ROOF REPLACEMENT
The Ray House will be closed for tours 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 begin July 7 and continue for three to four weeks.
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?
The traditional site of General Lyon's death was marked by a pile of stones soon after the battle, and quickly became a tourist attraction and historic site.