Posts Tagged ‘Joplin Missouri’

After the May 22 tornado that ripped apart Joplin Missouri I became curious  as to the meaning of the name Joplin and how the town was so named . . . which led me to several different places. Here basically are my notes with some intermingled thoughts of mine to share . . .

The aftermath: A 198mph tornado tore a path a mile wide and six miles long straight through Joplin, Missouri devastating all in its wake.