Scott Joplin House State Historic Site

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This restored Civil War era structure was once the home of Scott Joplin, the famous ragtime composer and is a National Historic Landmark. Guided tours daily on the hour. Save time for playing the player piano.

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They play a player piano for you at the end--you get to pick the Joplin song
Reviewed By BeenTo7Continents July 2020

This was open on the 4th of July. They offer daily tours. You won['t need more than an hour here but it's a nice hour. We were the only one on ours. Interesting to see where Joplin composed The...

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Worth a visit
Reviewed By PaulMaryRC March 2020

If you have an interest in ragtime then this is worth spending an hour. They also have a selection of ragtime music books. The artefacts are ‘of the period’ rather than original but it gives an...

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Recalling the life and times and tribulations of Scott Joplin
Reviewed By Taylor B October 2019

Whenever I see Paul Newman, Robert Redford and the 1973 Oscar-winning movie The Sting on television, which is quite often, and I hear the wonderful theme music of "The Entertainer," I immediately...

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