5228 South State Highway ZZ, Republic Missouri 65738
General Sweeny's Museum of Civil War displays artifacts and weapons of the war in the Trans-Mississippi, more familiarly known as the area west of the Mississippi River. The collection consists of several thousand artifacts that have been accumulated over the last 40 years.
It is a unique collection, displayed in over 50 exquisite and professionally designed cases. Collectibles include artifacts from the battle, weapons, a uniform, photographs of participants from both sides, and two of the five Congressional Medals of Honor awarded for gallantry in this action. Branson's IMAX Theater and Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World are nearby.
Other History nearby:
(Carthage) Battle of Carthage State Historic Site
(Branson) Bonniebrook Park
(Aurora) Bootlegger's Brewery
(Ozark) Christian County Museum
(Springfield) Frisco Railroad Museum
(Springfield) General Sweeny's Museum
12/09 Coming to The Republic area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Arkansas Apple Festival Lincoln AR October4-6 The centerpiece of the festival is the unequalled variety of arts and crafts, featuring works of some of the most talented artisans in the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the Arkansas Apple Festival is the Apple Core Throwing Contest, a test of strength, accuracy, aerodynamics, and just plain luck.