Battle of Carthage State Historic Site, Carthage

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The Battle of Carthage State Historic Site is a state-owned property located in the city of Carthage, Missouri. The 7.4acre site preserves one of the skirmish sites of the Battle of Carthage which took place in 1861 as one of the first battles of the American Civil War. The site was acquired by the state in 1990 and is managed by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
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  • Nice place to visit to see more of the civil war battle field site also nice place to have picnic lunch . If in the area it's a must see  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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 imagin...  more »
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  • Its a quiet little spot for small hikes and seeing where a battle was held in the area, good history lesson.
  • Great walk great place to have the family and dog and have a picnic.
  • we just walked around and checked it all out. it was very relaxing on a day we didn't have much planned
  • Great place to take a walk. Dirt trail all the way around the park. Wheelchair accessible picnic table and information center.
  • Nice little park. No facilities but it does have one handicap accessible picnic table. Short walking trail over a small outcrop of rocks.
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