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Historic Sarcoxie

Sarcoxie Missouri: Oldest Town in Jasper County.

Welcome to historic Sarcoxie, long known as the “Strawberry Capital” and “Peony Capital of the World” during the 20th Century.  Sarcoxie, the oldest town in Jasper County, is located in Southwest Missouri and lies along the east-west corridor of I-44.  On October 20, 2014, Sarcoxie’s Historic Business District received National Registry of Historic Places’ designation.  The town is honored to receive this designation and gain recognition in Washington DC as a landmark of value that is to be preserved.  

You are invited to share Sarcoxie’s historical past. Share the stories about the mines in the area, the first churches that offered the pioneers spiritual opportunities, local Civil War involvement and the Wild Nursery legacy. 

Visit the links provided.  The information at these links allows you a looking glass into Sarcoxie’s history.  Information will be added frequently so come back often! Sarcoxie is proud to have you learn about our heritage and those who were instrumental in the town’s development.  Enjoy the links and let us hear your comments.

Contact Michelle Gautz

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