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Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate
 
Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
1. Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate Marker
 
Inscription.
About 1856, John Lewis erected this mansion on 22 acres he had owned since 1845. George Caleb Bingham, the famous Missouri genre painter, bought the farm in 1864 and lived here until 1870. W.H. Waggoner, mill owner, bought it in 1876. The family still resides here.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
 
Location. 39° 5.189′ N, 94° 25.121′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Pacific Avenue and Osage Street, on the left when traveling west on Pacific Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 313 West Pacific Avenue, Independence MO 64051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kritser House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Woodlawn Cemetery Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Battle of Independence (approx. 0.4 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Century of Progress (approx. 0.4 miles away); Our Jackson County Pioneers (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Andrew Jackson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Here the Oregon Trail Began (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
 
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Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
2. Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate and Marker
 

1. Bingham-Waggoner Estate. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. National Register Nomination. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate Entrance Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
3. Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate Entrance
 
 
Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Mansion Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
4. Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Mansion
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 766 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
 
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