Leaving the Homeplace: Tales Beyond the Levee

Mary Sue Anton has lived through the Great Depression, World War II, the 60s, and the space age. In her captivating memoir, she shares a heartfelt and often humorous account

Tales of a Century-Old Courthouse: New Madrid County, Missouri

In 2015, New Madrid County, Missouri celebrated its historic courthouse building centennial. To commemorate this event, the author focuses on stories about this distinguished Classical Greek Revival style white sandstone

New Madrid: a Mississippi River Town in History and Legend

New Madrid, Missouri, an often-overlooked town along the Mississippi River, unveils itself as a microcosm of America's multifaceted history, resonating with the tales of intrepid explorers, westward-bound pioneers, Indigenous communities,

Pioneers of New Madrid, Missouri and Their Descendants Including Lewis, Morrison, Phillips, Waters and Other Related Families

After Mary Sue’s cousin Tom Brown inherited a store of genealogy and research from his mother, Mary Sue carried on the Phillips line. Archival photos and first-person stories add interest