Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Martin Kritser, a grocer, bought this lot in 1847 and probably had the house built soon after. Patrick McCarty, one time saloon keeper on this square, bought it in 1849. This modest house is typical of the majority of houses built during the city's early years.
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
Location. 39° 5.389′ N, 94° 24.892′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and Lynn Street, on the right when traveling east on Walnut Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 East Walnut Street, Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harpie Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Our Jackson County Pioneers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harry S. Truman (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Century of Progress (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Battle of Independence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Andrew Jackson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
More about this marker. The National
Also see . . . Santa Fe National Historic Trail Map Reference. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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