In 1911 Marshfield became the smallest United States community west of the Mississippi to receive a Carnegie Foundation grant for the purpose of founding a library. Today this building houses the Web... Webster County History Museum
Originally this 420 acre farm was a part of the 850 acre Hosmer Dairy Farm established in the late 1880's by Edmund J. and Eliza J. Hosmer. This farm pioneered the dairy industry in Southwest Missouri. By 1916, the Hosmer Dairy Farm was the largest butter dairy farm in the state.