site is dedicated to preserving the history and memories of
Pennytown, MO, an historic
black hamlet 8 miles SE of Marshall, MO, east of Highway 65.
Approximately 40 families inhabited this free black township,
which stood on
64 acres of land in central Missouri. The Pennytown Freewill
Baptist Church is now all that remains of that once-bustling
It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
|| The mission of Butterfield Youth Services is to provide
high quality out-of-home care and treatment for Severely Emotionally
Disturbed (SED) children and adolescents, and to provide or coordinate
through networking with others a range of in-home services for SED
children and adolescents who are at risk of removal from their homes.