Scott Joplin Residence - National Historic Landmark

Scott Joplin HouseFrom 1900 to 1903, this was the residence of Scott Joplin (1868-1917), one of America's significant composers. His work with the musical genre later known as Ragtime provided important foundations for modern American music, combining elements of Midwestern folk and Afro-American melodic rhythmic traditions within the structural contexts of Western European musical forms.  The house is located at 2685 Morgan St.

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