Carthage is a charming city with a rich history and blossoming future. The historic square is home to the Carthage Courthouse, an architectural beauty all year round. Known as the Maple Leaf City, its annual Maple Leaf Parade showcases the Carthage community and its residents. When out enjoying the beauty of Carthage, residents and visitors can explore the Battle of Carthage State Park, where an early Civil War battle took place.
In the spring and summer, a visit to Central Park offers great dining and family fun with live music and the many dishes available during Food Truck Friday. In 2009, Carthage constructed a brand-new campus for grades 9-12, and in 2018, “Carthage 2020 and Beyond” was launched in hopes of bringing a new performing arts center to the city. Rich history, natural beauty, and a friendly atmosphere — Carthage has it all!