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Whimsy

Wonderful place to visit. Charming, with a lot of Lowell Davis' unique sense of humor showing in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mitchell B
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Sherwood
A beautiful place to visit!

Red Oak II is a small town created by the famous artist Lowell Davis. It it a charming place to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joliepope
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Carthage, MO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit. Charming, with a lot of Lowell Davis' unique sense of humor showing in his sculptures. Meeting the artist was a high point of our trip.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Red Oak II is a small town created by the famous artist Lowell Davis. It it a charming place to visit and photograph. As of April 2018, Lowell was still alive and doing art. His home is the one with the mailbox in front that...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Are there people living here? Is it safe to leave the car? Lights were on, dogs were running around, new cars parked in the back. Didn't see a soul. Fun to see but I would advise to drive to see the one near Lee's Summit...More

Thank Jenny R
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Having visited this place upon the recommendation of a co-worker over 20 years ago, we were delighted to find that, not only did the place still exist, it has seemingly thrived! Many more rescued buildings and more artwork. It is not an actual "town" -...More

Thank scrib521
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

If you love Route 66, don't miss this! You feel as though you are walking into the past when you finally find this treasure. We were there off season but it was warm and sunny and inviting even though there were no people to welcome...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We heard about Red Oak II from at least 4 different people. And it was better than they made it out to be. Quirky and fun. A geocache or two to add to your collection. Art, buildings, humor. It was a great way to start...More

Thank dspr8o
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Artist, Lowell Davis created this town to remind him of where he grew up. He moved structures in such as a church where they have music on Saturday nights, one of the Dalton Gangs home and more. Lowell's artwork is scattered around Carthage and lots...More

Thank Elaine D
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We visited Red Oak II on the recommendation of our motel proprietor and were so glad we made it out there at the end of a very busy day sightseeing. The "neighborhood" is amazing with cool structures and Lowell Davis artwork everywhere you look. We'll...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

You won't find many places like this. If you want to actually walk back to days gone by don't miss this. Lowell Davis built this turn of the century village and allows others to experience it free of charge. He is older now and has...More

Thank Dana W
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

It's honestly difficult to give a review about this place. When we arrived we were uncertain where to park or what to do. I had read the previous reviews and knew that this was a unique place. Without direction, we were reluctant to get out...More

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Response from D-Butel | Reviewed this property |
No food, no gift shop, and no real hours.... it is much like a small town, you just show up. However if you show up after dark, you may be challenged.... 8:00am to 6:00pm would be my suggestion. Respect those that actually... More
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Response from AmeliaFan | Reviewed this property |
There's no entrance fee. It's free for everyone to enjoy. They have a Donations box if you want to throw in a few dollars though. But there's no pressure to do so.
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