Thanks to local entrepreneur and nature enthusiast, J. Wade, Griggsville has the distinction of being the Purple Martin Capital of the nation.
Pour en savoir plus, notamment sur les moyens de contrôle disponibles, consultez la Politique d’utilisation des cookies.Take the time to travel beautiful Pike County and you will find lovely cities, villages and unincorporated areas full of warm friendly people.Barry is a progressive community that prides itself on being “business friendly”.The development of the Barry Business Park has spurred economic growth both inside and outside of the business park.If you are lucky, you might catch Omer Bridgman at the Guide Printery doing some work.
He took over production of the local paper in 1931 and continued printing it until the late 1970's. A local prominent citizen journeyed to Mexico around 1847. The settlers took a fancy to the name and used the name for their town.Be sure and see the forty foot tower consisting of forty three individual bird houses for the martins who prefer high rise apartments. The Skinner House is open year round on a limited basis.Drive through the Historic District and enjoy a look at lovely old homes. The community of Hull sits in the middle of the Mississippi flood plain and was under water during the Great Flood of '93.Griggsville, another former Pike County apple producer, pays homage to the apple each This 1858 house was renovated by local citizens and is used as a community center as well as housing personal effects of Nellie Grant Sartoris Jones. The friendly folks here are rebuilding and trying to get back to normal. Dechow, incorporated some of his rock collection in the exterior walls.Stop by the local cafe and have a cup of coffee and offer them some encouragement Hull Museum The Hull Museum is operated by "Hull History Lives, Inc.". You will be able to identify other objects such as Indian artifacts, antiques jugs, Model T caps, old playing marbles and rattlesnake rattles.Barry has a both a brochure listing all of its businesses (available here), and a website focused on shopping in Barry.