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Silas Armstrong

Died Dec. 14, 1865

 

—Aged 55 Ys. 11 Mos. 11 Ds. —

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2013
1. Silas Armstrong Marker
Inscription.

The pioneer of the Wyandot Indians to the Kansas Valley in 1842. The leading man and constant friend of the Indian. A devout Christian and a good Mason. He leaves the craft on Earth and goes with joy to the great architect.

 
Location. 39° 6.892′ N, 94° 37.565′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Kansas, in Wyandotte County. Click for map. Marker is in the Huron Indian Cemetery, with entrance off 7th Street north of Ann Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 777 North 7th Street, Kansas City KS 66101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eliza Burton Conley (within shouting distance of this marker); Helena Conley (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of the Wyandot Indian Nation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Judge Cordell D. Meeks, Sr. Plaza (about 700 feet away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary's Church (approx. ¼ mile away); First Baptist Church and First African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. "Come to Their Promised Land," in History of Wyandotte County Kansas (1911)
Silas Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2013
2. Silas Armstrong Marker
. (Submitted on October 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Wyandot Indian Collection at Kansas City Public Library. (Submitted on October 16, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 2 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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