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Miners Hall recreates 100-year-old event 

By Dustin R. Strong / dstrong@morningsun.net
Posted 6/3/22

On Jan. 15, 1923, residents from across Crawford County gathered to celebrate the joining of three new highways near Franklin; the Jefferson Highway, which ran from New Orleans to Winnipeg, Cananda; the Ozark Trail, which links St. Louis to Santa Fe; and the Commercial Highway that runs concurrent with Jefferson, but connects Pittsburg to the coal fields in northeast Crawford County.  

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