Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
First Presbyterian Church
The congregation dates from 1826. The church neither divided nor closed in the Civil War. Designed in 1888 by Nier, Hogg and Byram of Kansas City, Mo. Harry S. Truman first met Bess Wallace here in Sunday School in 1892.
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
Location. 39° 5.55′ N, 94° 25.281′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Pleasant Street near Lexington Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Pleasant Street, Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away); Gingko Tree (about 500 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); First Fireproof Building in Independence (about 700 feet away); Joseph T. Noland House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Truman House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
Also see . . .
1. First Presbyterian Church. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Harry S. Truman. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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