Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Battle of the Big Blue
Erected by J C Nichols Co. (Marker Number 12.)
Location. 39° 0.77′ N, 94° 34.291′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of 63rd Street and The Paseo, on the right when traveling east on 63rd Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64110, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shelby's Last Stand (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hinckle's Grove (approx. 0.8 miles away); Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harrisonville Road (Prospect) (approx. 0.9 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.9 miles away); Forest Hill Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Waldo P. Johnson (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wornall Homestead (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
More about this marker. There is plenty of parking at the marker site.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Westport. Website with an expanded explanation of the action at this marker.
2. Kansas City Civil War Round Table. Link to the organization that organized the driving tour.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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