Roanoke, Missouri facts for kids
The first settlement at Roanoke was made in 1836. The community took its name from Roanoke Plantation, in Virginia, the native state of a first settler. A post office was established on the Randolph County side in 1838, where it remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1871.
The Finks-Harvey Plantation was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
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