Battle of Carthage State Historic Site Article

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Battle of Carthage State Historic Site
Map showing the location of Battle of Carthage State Historic Site
Map showing the location of Battle of Carthage State Historic Site
Location in Missouri
Location Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Coordinates 37°10′23″N 94°17′51″W / 37.17306°N 94.29750°W / 37.17306; -94.29750
BATTLE OF CARTHAGE STATE HISTORIC SITE Latitude and Longitude:

37°10′23″N 94°17′51″W / 37.17306°N 94.29750°W / 37.17306; -94.29750
Area7.4 acres (3.0 ha) [1]
Established1990 [2]
Visitors24622 (in 2017) [1]
Governing bodyMissouri Department of Natural Resources
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. [3] The site was acquired by the state in 1990 and is managed by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

References

  1. ^ a b "Battle of Carthage State Historic Site: Data Sheet" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. November 2017. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  2. ^ "State Park Land Acquisition Summary". Missouri State Parks. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  3. ^ "Battle of Carthage State Historic Site". Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved October 9, 2014.

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