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Chillicothe in Livingston County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Zero Mile Stone

 
 
Zero Mile Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2013
1. Zero Mile Stone Marker
Inscription.

County Court of
Livingston County 1925
In memory of
Nelson Kneass
1823 - 1868
Author of music to
"Ben Bolt"
who died in the Browning Hotel
on this site. His remains rest
in Edgewood, Chillicothe, Mo

 
Erected by the Chamber of Commerce by contributions secured throughout the nation under proclamation issued by Gov. Arthur M. Hyde, June 16, 1922.
 
Location. 39° 47.612′ N, 93° 33.14′ W. Marker is in Chillicothe, Missouri, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of Locust Street and Jackson Street, on the right when traveling north on Locust Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Locust Street, Chillicothe MO 64601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 601-605 Locust Street (here, next to this marker); Citizens Bank & Trust (within shouting distance of this marker); Livingston County Courthouse Historic Districts (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial
Zero Mile Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2013
2. Zero Mile Stone Marker
On side wall at far right of photo
(within shouting distance of this marker); Palace of Fashion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shale Hill Brick & Tile Plant (about 300 feet away); Glove Capital of the World (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Chillicothe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nelson Kneass at Find A Grave. (Submitted on August 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Several Versions of Nelson Kneass's "Ben Bolt" in Library of Congress. (Submitted on August 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of Livingston County (1886). (Submitted on August 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 17 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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