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Pancakes and Tomatos

WoW ! Weather is cooler and it is the time of year we open the doors of the historic depot and have our annual pancake day during the Iron Horse Festival. This year we will be serving from 7:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Changes downtown-

You can now access the depot from both directions, the city has made several streets 2-way again. Pay attention to new traffic patterns!

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Want to own a piece of History?

We have special paving bricks that are from the chimney in the depot that were manufactured in Coffeyville, KS prior to 1930. They are known for making paving bricks for train depots! You can purchase 1 or many we are … Continue reading

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Have you Visited Lately?

Grand Staircase has been completed and dedicated. Landscaping has been progressing well and is looking very pretty. Photographers are once again taking pictures and if you are on Facebook you may have seen some of the more recent postings. The … Continue reading

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Dedication

The Grand Staircase has been completed. Join us for celebration and dedication on May 13, 2016, 11:30 a.m. 400 S. Main Street in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. We are so happy to announce the completion of this project which began its … Continue reading

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January 2015 newsletter

The annual meeting of the corporation was held on January 16, 2015. New directors elected were: Paula Gowen, David Johnson, and Marge Van Praag. Directors re-elected were Jim Chrisman and Sharon Fraser. You may join as a member of the … Continue reading

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Update on grant and matching funds

We went to bids two times in 2014 and both times bids had to be rejected because of unavailable funds and excess over estimated costs. In December 2014 MoDOT gave an additional grant and now we are in the process … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the Project

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MoDot grant has been approved. We need your support in obtaining the required matching funds. Please send contributions to PO Box 33, Poplar Bluff, MO -63901 PHHDRC – thanks shirley d

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As a part of the DREAM City initiative, Poplar Bluff worked with PGAV to develop a plan for renovation and redevelopment of the downtown area. As a part of this plan, an illustration of how the staircase and depot area … Continue reading

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