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Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Scarritt Point

 
 
Scarritt Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2013
1. Scarritt Point Marker
Inscription.

Named for Nathan Scarritt D.D. (1821-1890), whose first home on this site was a log cabin of his own building.

Dr. Scarritt, a leading citizen in Kansas City and the founder of Melrose Methodist Church, was instrumental in the establishment of the Scarritt Bible and Training School.
 
Erected 1988.
 
Location. 39° 7.004′ N, 94° 32.584′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Walrond Avenue and Norledge Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Walrond Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at Kessler Park. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Founders of Children's Mercy Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); Scarritt Point Neighborhood (approx. 0.7 miles away); Independence Boulevard (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Independence Boulevard (approx. 0.8 miles away); Holy Rosary's Bell Tower Cross
Scarritt Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2013
2. Scarritt Point Marker
Looking SW toward downtown Kansas City
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Ms. Myra Taylor (approx. 2 miles away); Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Scarritt College for Christian Workers. (Submitted on March 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Scarritt College. (Submitted on March 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville TN. (Submitted on March 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Nathan Scarritt, Position of the M. E. Church, South, on the Subject of Slavery (1860). (Submitted on March 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.EducationEnvironment
 
View From Near Scarritt Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2013
3. View From Near Scarritt Point Marker
Looking SW toward downtown Kansas City, with
Cliff Drive Access Road in foreground
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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