We were really keen to visit the site of the Battle of Carthage on our trip to Oklahoma City. The battlefield is located outside Carthage Mo which is near Joplin.
The site was easy enough to locate by following the brown signs and is located...更多
My grandfather grew up nearby. The battlefield borders the town of Carthage and it amazing that a civil war battlefield is so far west. In school we were taught Bull Run and Gettysburg. Hard to imagine that one of the early battles occurred in Carthage,...更多
We hunted for over 2 hours in this town looking for this site. Stopped and asked several locals how to get to it and they had no idea what we were looking for. I guess they don't go there. Come to find out we had...更多
It was a drizzly day so it was nice the kiosk had a shelter. There was a ton of info about this early Civil War battle - allegedly the first land battle of the Civil War - It was a lot to take in and...更多
The battle site is on the outskirts of Carthage, MO in a very scenic site with a small creek running through it. Unfortunately, someone did not enjoy its beauty as much as we did as vandals had done some spray painting of the parking lot...更多
Simlar to the civil war museum. Tastefully displayed with lots of information. Certainly a group destination or tours. Way things are going this type of stuff will be gone in the US . Its part of our history. GO see it, it's worth your time.
we have gone here several times to look at the history write ups. So happy when we see a town that takes a little park and gives you a family area to learn and share with the kids The adults would learn from this too........it...更多
The history of this park is mind blowing ! It was the first battle of the civil war, and it is a once in a lifetime sight!!! At night I reccomend you go . there are owls and other beautiful birds. The fire flies are...更多