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Pierce City, Missouri

  • Jolly Mill Park

    Jolly Mill ParkON NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

    Jolly Mill Park is a privately supported recreational and historical park. The purpose of the Park is to restore and preserve the history of the Capps Creek...
    Jolly Mill Park

  • Shepherd Sawmill - Jolly Mill Park

    Shepherd Sawmill - Jolly Mill Park

    The Shepherd family has operated sawmills in this area for many years. The family built this sawmill to honor all members of the family. The sawmill is steam powered by a 1918 Case steam tractor. T...
    Shepherd Sawmill - Jolly Mill Park

Attractions and Upcoming Events

1886 Firehouse

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the old City Hall and Firehouse was built in 1886 and houses two vintage fire trucks from overseas. This building is privately owned.

Pierce City, MO Historic Buildings

1922 Bandstand

The bandstand was damaged in the May 4, 2003, tornado but the base still stands in its original location on Walnut Street. The historic bandstand was rebuilt with a red roof (its original color) and rededicated in May 2004.

Pierce City, MO Historic Downtowns

Theron Bennett Home

Theron Bennett, nationally known ragtime composer, lived in Pierce City until returning from college 1902 when he left to begin a career where his unseen future would become the past that we can now recall as his successful contribution to the music world.

Pierce City, MO Famous Homes

South Park (aka PC Park or Bluff-side City Park)

Since the 1890s the City Park has been a center for summer band concerts and gala affairs. An island in the lake held a platform for band concerts in the 1890

Pierce City, MO Recreation

St. Mary's Catholic Church

Up to 1883 all Catholics in the area belonged to St. Patrick's Church which was organized in 1871. But owing to the increased immigration of the Germans and Poles, some of these members requested Bishop Hogan for a parish of their own. The first St. Mary'

Pierce City, MO Historic Churches

Things to do near Pierce City, MO

Crystal Lake Fisheries

Trout Farm - agriculture...

Chesapeake Fish Hatchery

The Chesapeake Fish Hatchery produces a variety of warm and cool water fish species. Over one million channel catfish are ...