SPRINGFIELD — By the time Conrad and Emma Fassnight left Michigan in 1886 to resettle in Missouri, a small elm tree perhaps no more than 6 years old had already put down roots near the banks of a little creek in Springfield.
Missouri group finds purpose in wood from old trees
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