Photos of Events

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Stanchions
Stanchions

John George (in front) worked in the George Historic Cemetery preparing informative boards about life during the Civil War. The Oak Grove High School industrial arts class made the stanchions for the boards. Furnished by Marilyn George.

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Children Reading Oak Grove Banner
Children Reading Oak Grove Banner

This photo was in a book, The History of Jackson County.

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Harvest Crew
Harvest Crew

Another crew during harvest time. Furnished by Wallace Johnson

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Family Threshing Crew
Family Threshing Crew

The threshing crews traveled from farm to farm. There were several families in Oak Grove that harvested the crops around the community. Furnished by Warren Thomas

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Charles Petty's Military Display
Charles Petty's Military Display

Charles Petty created a display for Veterans' Day 2012. It was displayed in the store, Scavenger Hunt, and at the open house of the Oak Grove HIstorical Society. Furnished by Louise Shore

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Boys in a Parade with Goats & Wagon
Boys in a Parade with Goats & Wagon

Bill and Elmer Young participated in a parade advertising for Les George. They are across the street from the drug store and barber shop. Furnished by Elmer Young

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Bill & Elmer Young With Goats
Bill & Elmer Young With Goats

Bill and Elmer's father, John Young, purchased the two goats for Bill and Elmer to entertain themselves. John made the harnesses for the team of goats. This was a vacant lot near their home. Furnished by Elmer Young

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100th Webb Reunion at Frick Park
100th Webb Reunion at Frick Park

August 10, 2014. A new shelter house has been built in Webb Park. A joint effort between the Webb Family and Oak Grove's Park & Recreation dept. are responsible for it's existence. Furnished by Berta Webb

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Oak Grove Horse Show
Oak Grove Horse Show

Courtesy of Hollis Dyer

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John & Hugh Ayers 1903
John & Hugh Ayers 1903

Courtesy of Hollis Dyer

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Oak Grove Marching Band
Oak Grove Marching Band

The Marching Band on Broadway, looking south. Courtesy of Hollis Dyer

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Horse Show Flower Parade 1911
Horse Show Flower Parade 1911

Contributed by Wallace Johnson Oak Grove, MO

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