Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Susan Wade
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Susan Wade

Public Relations Manager
Springfield CVB
swade@springfieldmo.org

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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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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Farmers' Markets of Springfield

Local produce, handcrafted gifts and other unique wares. If uber-fresh food straight from the farm is what you’re yearning for, Springfield offers plenty. From farmers’ markets to farm-to-table dining at many of the city’s restaurants, the food comes from right here in the Ozarks. And it couldn’t be…

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Dining that is Uniquely Springfield

When in Springfield, eating out is more than a way to fuel the body; it’s an event. That’s especially true at some of the city’s unique dining establishments where charm, character, history and great food are the ingredients that make up a recipe for fun family memories. One of the most recent…

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At the Crossroads of History

Since it’s founding in 1835, the Springfield area has been the backdrop for many historic moments. It’s known as the site of the first major battle of the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War, the first “Wild West” quick-draw showdown and the birthplace of Route 66. The newly-opened…

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