Historic Murphysburg Preservation, Inc. will host a lecture and tour
on Sunday, December 3 rd from 1:00 to 6:00 pm featuring eighteen historic structures built
between 1890 and 1917 designed or associated with Austin Allen.
Brad Belk, Community Historian at Missouri Southern State University, will deliver the
lecture on the life and work of Mr. Allen at tour headquarters, the Joplin Schools
Administrative Building, 310 West Eighth Street, Joplin. Doors open at 12:15. The lecture
starts at 1:00 pm. Tour sites open at 1:30 and run until 6:00 pm. Sites include Joplin City
Hall, the Olivia Apartments, and many more historic buildings.
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