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Susan Wade
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Susan Wade

Public Relations Manager
Springfield CVB
swade@springfieldmo.org

Grizzly: An Industrial Paradise

If your daydreams are filled with lathes, saws, sanders and other woodworking and metalworking equipment, Grizzly Industrial at 1815 W. Battlefield Road in Springfield can make your dreams come true. This retailer is your one-stop-shop for nearly everything you can imagine you’ll need for wood and…

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Searching for the Antique and Unique

The Springfield area is home to dozens of antique shops, resale boutiques, flea markets and thrift stores. If you’re a bargain hunter, antique lover, collector or just looking for a unique souvenir, you’ve come to the right place. The Springfield area is home to dozens of antique shops, resale…

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Discover These 30+ Museums In Springfield, Missouri

Whether your interests are in local history or events of the past that shaped our nation, historical sites and museums in the area will provide education and entertainment for hours. Some are well known while others are quirky and off the beaten path, and they all are worth exploring. Many are free…

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Discover The African-American Heritage Trail In Springfield

Springfield’s rich African-American heritage is becoming easier to explore thanks to markers being installed at various locations in midtown and downtown neighborhoods. The developing Springfield-Greene County African-American Heritage Trail is comprised of 20 sites dedicated to the area’s…

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You've Got To Visit These Haunted Places Around Springfield

If you run toward things that go bump in the night instead of running away, you’re going to love Springfield and the surrounding area. All over the Ozarks, you’ll find enduring ghost stories that thrill and chill and will get you in the mood for Halloween. Haunted History Walking Tours You can…

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The History Lover's Guide to Springfield, MO

If you’re a history buff, you’re going to love Springfield. The city is filled with historic sites and attractions that will keep you exploring and learning for endless hours. But before you set out on your history tour, book your room at the Best Western Route 66 Railhaven, a hotel that’s been…

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Wonders of Wildlife Reopens May 23

Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium announced plans to reopen May 23 after being closed for two months. The world-class conservation attraction is implementing a number of new standard operating procedures based on best practices from aquarium industry leaders and public health officials…

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