Tag Archives: “Soldier in the Field”

Barnett Statue Rededicated at Special Memorial Day Service

The following speech was presented by Judge E. Richard Webber on Monday, May 27, 2017 at the rededication of the Barnett Statue at the Downing House Museum in Memphis, MO In preserving the tradition of the citizens of Scotland County, in revering the dedication of its best citizens, who willingly surrender their lives to protect […]

Scotland County Historical Society Moving Forward With Relocation of World War 1 Memorial

The Scotland County Historical Society met on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Downing House Museum. Those present were: Laura Schenk, Joe Fulk, Willa Prather, Janet Hamilton, Elaine Forrester, Sandy Childress, Boyd Bissell, Jeanie Bissell, Rick Fischer, Teresa Fischer, Jim Cottey, Beau Triplett, Leon Trueblood, David Wiggins, Carl Trueblood, Julie Clapp, Harold […]

Barnett Statue to Be Moved to Downing House Museum

A number of interested parties met at the Scotland County Historical Society building on Monday, March 6th to discuss plans to relocate and restore a historic World War I monument from rural Scotland County. Plans are underway to move “The Soldier in the Field” statue from the Cantril Farm, located south of Memphis, to a […]