491 E Highway 76
Anderson, MO 64831
Phone: (417) 845-4888
Fax: (417) 845-4890
Lush and green, Newton County Historical Park is a wonderful place to relax or tour.
Founded in 1995, the Lendonwood Gardens are located in Grove, Oklahoma. A unique landscape, it features a blend of American and Japanese approaches of gardening methods. There are scenic grass pathways across the garden that boast of more than 1400 varied plantations including one of the largest anthology of Chamaecyparis in the United States. With 75 varieties of Japanese maples, 25 of dogwood, 200 varieties of conifers and more than 500 lily varieties, the Lendonwood six themed gardens with an atmosphere of their own, is a must visit.
This natural woodlands garden showcases six and a half acres of more than 300 species native plants and trees, walking trails and prairie. The Conference Centre at Compton Gardens is available for parties, reunions, seminars, trainings and lecture series.
Originally consisting the Gaylord High School, the structure today stands as the Old High Middle School which is a school of excellence. Just as the vision of the school suggests, 'Excellence with Every Step', the school features an excellent staff too, to get the students to reach that level of excellence. The structure is a building with historical significance and is a landmark of the community of Bentonville.
The Benton County Courthouse is a historic courthouse that dates back to 1928. Architect A. O. Clark who designed this structure, differed from the regular Italianate style and followed the Classical Revival style of architectural design. Included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1988, it is still operational and used by the Benton County.
Spanning across 240 acres (97.12 hectares), the George Washington Carver National Monument was established in 1943. It is the first of its kind in homage to an African-American, non president personality. It is the birthplace and boyhood home of George Washington Carver, a legendary educator, humanitarian and agriculturist. Comprising of a museum, visitor center, a discovery center, nature trail, the Carver Cemetery and the 1881 Historic Moses Carver house, it is a veritable scenic spot with surrounding woodlands, rolling hills and prairies.