Missouri became a state on August 10, 1821, and in 1833 the legislature designated most of the southern portion as Greene County.
The county was named in honor of American Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene, largely through a campaign, started in 1829, by Springfield's founder, John Polk Campbell, a Tennessee homesteader.
He has performed Otello in New York, San Francisco Opera, Puerto Rico, Miami, Palm Beach, Aspen Music Festival, Cleaveland , Mexico City, Toluca, Baltimore, Bogota, and Argentina.
In 2004 he ventured into the Wagnerian repertoire, as Tristan to Jane Eaglen’s Isolde to great critical acclaim.
It had an enrollment of 18,928 student in the fall of 2005.
Business travelers will appreciate access to copy and fax services.Opportunities to participate have existed to address region-wide issues in Springfield and Greene County, but recent improvements to the civic infrastructure have given backbone to the growing need for community involvement by citizens.