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Forsyth:


Originally located on the shores of the White river at the current site of Shadowrock Park, Forsyth was an important river town from the early 1800’s.  Steamboats used to come up river and drop supplies at the town’s docks, which were then transferred to wagons or smaller boats for distribution in the surrounding areas. By the time of the Civil War, Forsyth citizens primarily consisted of farmers due to the rich river bottom soil.

Taney County was established in 1837, with Forsyth becoming the county seat in the following year.  The first county courthouse was built at the confluence of Swan Creek and the White river.  In 1855, a new, brick courthouse was built on the same site.

During the Civil War, both Rebel and Federal Forces occupied the town.  The town was held in Rebel hands until 1861 when Union forces shelled the town and damaged the courthouse. In 1863, Union forces abandoned the town, burning it behind them rather than let it fall into Rebel hands. After the war, the courthouse was repaired. It burned again in 1865 and in the process, destroyed most of the records. A new courthouse was built in 1889.  

In 1913 Powersite Dam was completed and behind it formed Lake Taneycomo. At that point in time, the lake was thought to be the largest water storage facility in the country that was designed for electric power generation.

In 1950, the entire town had to be moved to the bluffs overlooking the river. Bull Shoals Lake, a result of the new Bull Shoals Dam, flooded the area. The new location is where Forsyth now stands.

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302 Hobart Drive
Forsyth, MO. 65653

 MLS# 60113290
Type: Single Family / Active
3 Bed, 2 Bath, SqFt 2923

$ 235,000 - Single Family
 

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267 Dickens Circle
Forsyth, MO. 65653

 MLS# 60114745
Type: Single Family / Active
4 Bed, 3 Bath, SqFt 2900

$ 229,300 - Single Family
 

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538 Casey Road
Forsyth, MO. 65653

 MLS# 60102551
Type: Single Family / Pending
3 Bed, 2 Bath, SqFt 2631

$ 207,000 - Single Family
 

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241 Brentwood Street
Forsyth, MO. 65653

 MLS# 60116664
Type: Single Family / Active
3 Bed, 3 Bath, SqFt 3308

$ 189,900 - Single Family
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450 Hobart Drive
Forsyth, MO. 65653

 MLS# 60114221
Type: Single Family / Active
3 Bed, 2 Bath, SqFt 1720

$ 179,900 - Single Family
 

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103 Kaff Avenue
Forsyth, MO. 65653

 MLS# 60112086
Type: Single Family / Active
2 Bed, 2 Bath, SqFt 2910

$ 179,900 - Single Family
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140 Bull Shoals Lane
Forsyth, MO. 65653

 MLS# 60108417
Type: Single Family / Active
2 Bed, 2 Bath, SqFt 1621

$ 179,900 - Single Family
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172 Vin Villa
Forsyth, MO. 65653

 MLS# 60118110
Type: Single Family / Active
3 Bed, 3 Bath, SqFt 3139

$ 172,000 - Single Family
 

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195 Bobcat Court
Forsyth, MO. 65653

 MLS# 60113251
Type: Single Family / Pending
4 Bed, 3 Bath, SqFt 3125

$ 169,500 - Single Family
 

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175 Vin Villa
Forsyth, MO. 65653

 MLS# 60105833
Type: Single Family / Active
4 Bed, 3 Bath, SqFt 2464

$ 167,000 - Single Family
 
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