Missouri: Galena, Abesville, and Ponce de Leon
Explore these links to learn about Stone County of Missouri. Read about local Indian tribes, first settlers, and history of Galena, Ponce de Leon, and Abesville towns. Find information about mining industry, plants, and a railroad development in this Southwestern part of Missouri. Includes biography of an explorer Ponce de Leon, links to eThemes resources about Missouri natural resources, facts, and maps.
Missouri Secretary of State Kids: State Symbols
View a photograph of the rock, Galena, the state symbol.
Missouri Mines State Historic Site
Learn about galena mining in Missouri and why Southeast part of the state known as the Old Lead Belt.
The History of Stone County, Missouri
Learn about native to the land Indian tribes, first settlers, and colonies that started the Stone County. NOTE: The site has a link to a guestbook. NOTE: The site includes pop-up ads.
1904 History of Cherokee County Kansas
This page describes the history of the founding of the city of Galena. Teachers can use facts listed on this page to teach kids about the city's development, the railroad, discovered minerals, industry, and more. NOTE: The reading level is for older students.
Stone County, Missouri Pioneers
Here is a list of pioneers of Stone County, Missouri. NOTE: The site has a link to a guestbook. NOTE: The site includes pop-up ads.
Ponce De Leon, Town of Departed Glory
Read this article about history of Ponce de Leon and its citizens. NOTE: The reading level is for older students.
Ponce de Leon
Here is a biography of a Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon.
eThemes Resource: Missouri: Natural Resources
Learn about the natural resources in Missouri. Topics include minerals, plants, soil, springs, rivers, and animals. There are links to many separate eThemes on these topics.
eThemes Resource: Missouri: Facts
These sites offer facts about Missouri including state symbols, history, and fun trivia. Includes online quizzes, photographs, and two eMINTS WebQuests on Missouri. There are links to eThemes Resources on Missouri's government, landforms, famous people, and the state flag.
eThemes Resource: Missouri Regions: An Overview
These sites have information about the different regions in Missouri. Learn more about the history, economy, population statistics, natural resources, state parks, and historical sites in each region. Many links include maps of the regions. There are links to eThemes Resources focusing on each of the 10 regions in Missouri. An eMINTS WebQuest about Missouri is linked.
eThemes Resource: Maps: Missouri
This is a collection of sites about various Missouri maps. The types of maps included are county, topography, highways, cities, habitats, and historical. There is also a link to a page where you can build your own customized map of Missouri.
Stone County Area Books
This is a list of many books about Stone county and its history.
Welcome to Stone County
This site is an in-depth list of various aspects of Stone county, the history, and public records.