900 East Steve Owens Blvd.
Miami, OK 74354
Phone: (918) 542-6631
Fax: (918) 542-7547
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.
1919 Seth Thomas Clock. Keeps perfect time.
Visit the roaring waters at the Grand Falls in Joplin, Missouri to marvel at the flowing clean water. Stand in the water above the falls or swim below the pouring cascade for a fun experience. Walk down to the rocks for an excellent view of the falls or sit down on the sandy stretch that also offers a great place for children to play. Be sure to wear firm shoes to stay protected from getting cut by the rocks.
View candy makers create fine-dipped chocolates, fudge and divinity in the unique 60-year old Rock Tavern in Historic Redings Mill.
Carousel Park consists of amusement rides, two 18 hole miniature golf courses, batting cages, go karts, bumper boats, an arcade and indoor and outdoor party areas.
Cunningham Park has been developed as a memorial site for all those affected by the tornado in 2011. Creative structures and thoughtful design of the park pay tribute to the valiant efforts of the volunteers too. Stop by, at the reflecting pool or the wall of water to observe a moment of silence for those afflicted by the tragedy. The park also houses a pool, tennis and basketball courts, playground, grill and picnic areas.
Over a mile long, this historic district features close to 150 historic homes built between 1870 and 1940 in a variety of styles including Queen Anne, Periodic Revival, and Bungalow.
Located in Joplin, Missourie, this was the apartment where a gang of robbers, called Barrow, hid after a series of robberies in the year 1933 and escaped after 10 days when the Police raided the place. The gang included two of the most notorious robbers of all time, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. They were later caught using traces left in the apartment and stolen merchandise was retrieved. The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 2009. It is currently rented out as a residence.
The St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church and Rectory is a historic church located in Joplin, Missouri. This Late Gothic Revival and Prairie School style structure was built in 1906 and features limestone exteriors with elaborately carved details, stained glass lancet style windows and a central rose window. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.
Art research library housed in English-style great hall. The library is furnished with European art and antiques from the Winfred and Elizabeth Post collection.
This local public library is the largest between Springfield and Tulsa. Housing over 100,000 books, magazines and reference materials, they also have information available in print and non-print format.
The Joplin Union Depot is a historic railway station spread across an area of 5 acres (2.0 hectares). It was built in 1911 and the credit of its beautiful architecture goes to Louis Curtiss, who designed it. The depot was in use until 1969, after the station's condition started dilapidating. Today, the structure remains vacant, but is remembered in history as one of the most beautiful railways depot's of the past era.