Battle of Carthage State Historic Site

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Battle of Carthage State Historic Site
Missouri State Historic Site
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jasper
City Carthage
Coordinates 37°10′23″N 94°17′51″W / 37.17306°N 94.29750°W / 37.17306; -94.29750Coordinates: 37°10′23″N 94°17′51″W / 37.17306°N 94.29750°W / 37.17306; -94.29750
Area 7.4 acres (3 ha) [1]
Established 1990 [2]
Management Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Visitation 11,333 (2014) [3]
Location in Missouri
Website: Battle of Carthage State Historic Site

The Battle of Carthage State Historic Site is a state-owned property located in the city of Carthage, Missouri. The 7.4-acre (3.0 ha) 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.[4] The site was acquired by the state in 1990 and is managed by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Missouri State Park Advisory Board Annual Report 2008". Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved August 17, 2015. 
  2. ^ "State Park Land Acquisition Summary". Missouri State Parks. Retrieved August 17, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Missouri State Park Attendance (2014)" (PDF). Missouri State Parks. 2015. Retrieved August 17, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Battle of Carthage State Historic Site". Missouri State Parks. Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved October 9, 2014. 

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