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

Old Drum

 
 
Old Drum Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2015
1. Old Drum Marker
Inscription.

In this Old Courthouse
on Sept. 27, 1870
Senator George Graham Vest
delivered his
"Eulogy to a Dog"

 
Erected by Friends of Christian Emil Schwensen 1897-1968.
 
Location. 38° 45.967′ N, 93° 45.02′ 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 on the Old Courthouse grounds. 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. Johnson County's Old Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Senator George Graham Vest (a few steps from this marker); Tribute to the Dog (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Marion Cockrell (within shouting distance of this marker); The Passing of the Old Backhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Public Square (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.
 
Also see . . .
1. Vest's Tribute to the Dog, Great Speeches Collection
Old Drum Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2015
2. Old Drum Marker
. (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.)
 
Categories. AnimalsArts, Letters, Music
 
Old Drum Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 20, 2015
3. Old Drum Marker
Marker on other side of stone, with Old Courthouse in background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 2 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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