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Laclede in Linn County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Laclede

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
1. Laclede Marker
Inscription.

Birthplace and boyhood home of General John J. Pershing, Commander-in-Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in the World War.

 
Erected 1931 by the State Historical Society of Missouri.
 
Location. 39° 47.197′ N, 93° 10.157′ W. Marker is in Laclede, Missouri, in Linn County. Marker is at the intersection of Pershing Drive and Vernon Street, on the right when traveling south on Pershing Drive. Click for map. Marker is near the northeast corner of the city park. Marker is in this post office area: Laclede MO 64651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Laclede (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Laclede (within shouting distance of this marker); General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Joseph Pershing (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Laclede (about 600 feet away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Phil Kearny Post No. 19 G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Locust Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 3.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Laclede.
 
Also see . . .
Laclede Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
2. Laclede Marker
 Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site. (Submitted on July 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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