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Warrensburg in Johnson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Senator George Graham Vest

 
 
Senator George Graham Vest Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2015
1. Senator George Graham Vest Marker
Inscription.

Within these walls on Sept. 23, 1870
Senator George Graham Vest
delivered his famous Eulogy on the Dog.
He died Aug. 14, 1904 and was buried in
Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis

 
Location. 38° 45.955′ N, 93° 45.017′ W. Marker is in Warrensburg, Missouri, in Johnson County. Marker is on Main Street south of Gay Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is next to the entrance to the Old Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 North Main Street, Warrensburg MO 64093, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tribute to the Dog (here, next to this marker); Johnson County's Old Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Francis Marion Cockrell (a few steps from this marker); Old Drum (a few steps from this marker); Old Public Square (within shouting distance of this marker); The Passing of the Old Backhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Blind Boone Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); John William Boone (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Warrensburg.
 
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Also see . . .
Senator George Graham Vest Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2015
2. Senator George Graham Vest Marker
On wall of Old Courthouse

1. Vest's Tribute to the Dog, Great Speeches Collection. (Submitted on July 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. George Graham Vest Congressional Bio. (Submitted on July 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Johnson County (MO) Historical Society. (Submitted on July 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis MO. (Submitted on July 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Interior of Old Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2015
3. Interior of Old Courthouse
BannerB Showing Support for Old Drum and George Vest image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2015
4. BannerB Showing Support for Old Drum and George Vest
BannerB Pays Tribute to George Graham Vest image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
5. BannerB Pays Tribute to George Graham Vest
At Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO, proving
Vest was Dog's Best Friend
BannerB Pays Tribute to George Graham Vest image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 21, 2012
6. BannerB Pays Tribute to George Graham Vest
At Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis MO
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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