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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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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Great memorial
Reviewed By Saul B August 2019

As stated elsewhere there is not much original here but instead reflects what they thought would be here. You basically tour a 100 year old row house. The attraction is that this is a tribute to...

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