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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

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

St. Patrick's Church

Catholicism in Peirce City is as old as the town itself when in 1870 the Frisco railroad laid the first tracks through here going west to Kansas. Many of the railroaders were Irish Catholics.

Pierce City, MO Historic Churches

Harold Bell Wright, 1872 - 1944

Harold Bell Wright was born in Rome, NY in 1872

Pierce City, MO Famous People

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

Jolly Mill Park

ON NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

Pierce City, MO Historic Mills

Things to do near Pierce City, MO

Modoc Tribe Cemetery

The original Modoc Tribal Members came to Oklahoma in November of 1873 as prisoners of war. The only original alloted land...