Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Erected by Westport Historical Society. (Marker Number 11.)
Location. 39° 0.825′ N, 94° 35.205′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of 63rd Street and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east on 63rd Street. Click for map. Park on Walnut. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64113, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wornall Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of the Big Blue (approx. 0.8 miles away); James G. Ashley, Jr. and Pamela C. Ashley (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Westport (approx. one mile away); Shelby's Last Stand (approx. one mile away); Country Club Line Historical Trolley Station (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Westport (approx. 1.1 miles away); McGhee's Charge (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
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 •
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 750 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.