Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Battle of Westport
Action on the Third Day
Erected by Jackson County Historical Society and Mr. & Mrs. Gilmer Meriwether, Jr. (Marker Number 9.)
Location. 39° 1.588′ N, 94° 35.686′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of West 56th Street and Pennsylvannia Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West 56th Street. Touch for map. This marker is at the southeast corner of 56th Street & Pennsylvania Avenue. It is one block south of Loose Park. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64113, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Battle of Westport (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); McGhee's Charge (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Bent - Seth Ward Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bent & Ward Houses The French and the Osage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carolyne Farwell Fuller (approx. half a mile away); Centennial Anniversary of Japan's Gift of Cherry Trees (approx. half a mile away); First Home of the Kansas City Country Club (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Westport. Link from the Civil War Muse with further information on this tour stop. (Submitted on March 2, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
2. Civil War Round Table of Kansas City. Link to the organization responsible for the Auto Tour. (Submitted on March 2, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,071 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.