Home for the Holidays in Historic Joplin

dec 14

1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Home for the Holidays in Joplin, MO
Photo courtesy Historic Murphysburg Preservation Inc.

Event Details

Dec 14 2019

1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Murphysburg Historic District
Moffet, Sergeant, Wall and Pearl
Joplin, MO

Paula Callihan

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$20 in advance | $25 day of

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About This Event

Step back in time for a glimpse into turn-of-the-century Joplin with a Holiday Homes Tour of nine private historic homes. Four of the decorated homes are in the Historic Murphysburg District on South Sergeant Avenue between 3rd and 6th Streets, three are in the North Heights Neighborhood a few blocks southwest of Columbia Elementary School and two are in the heart of downtown.

The tour starts at Unity of Joplin located at 204 North Jackson Avenue. The building, formally the Woman’s Club, is a local historic landmark. Unity of Joplin will also be on the tour. That is where you can buy a ticket or exchange your advance ticket for a commemorative booklet. The booklet includes the tour house sites and a map. 

Unity doors open at 12:30 pm.

Holiday Homes Tour Ticket Options

On or before Friday December 13th:

Advance Tickets are $20 per person via:
Blythe Mercantile | 107 West 2nd Street
Tickets can only be purchased at Unity Tour headquarters for $25 per person.
Advance tickets are not available at Unity Tour headquarters.
Due to the design of these historic properties, handicap accessibility is limited. Visit their Facebook page for hours of operation

For questions call 417-483-3116 or

On tour day, Saturday December 14th 12:30 -5 PM:

The event is presented by Historic Murphysburg Preservation, Inc., a non-profit organization that implements charitable and educational activities, which promotes and stimulates historic awareness throughout Joplin.

The event is funded in part by the Joplin Convention and Visitors Bureau.