Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Log House and Defensive Line
Erected by Various Companies. (Marker Number 17B.)
Location. 39° 1.107′ N, 94° 31.8′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on 59th Street 0.1 miles east of Lister Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64132, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Byram's Ford Battlefield (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of the Big Blue (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pratt's Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Westport (approx. 0.4 miles away); Byram's Ford Historic District (approx. half a mile away); "Boston" Adams' House Kansas City's First Public Golf Course (approx. one mile away); Delbert J. Haff (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
More about this marker. 59th Street is narrow - park on Lister Avenue 1/2 block away.
Listing of companies that donated the marker:
American Cyanmid Co., Nichols Industries, Mr. Jerry Krouse, Stratford - Graham Engineering Corp., Pepsi-Cola Bottlers Inc., B. F. Ascher Co.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Westport. Link from the Civil War Muse with further information on this tour stop. (Submitted on May 2, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
2. Civil War Roundtable of Kansas City. Link to the organization responsible for the Auto Tour. (Submitted on May 2, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
3. John S Marmaduke. Wikipedia link on the life and career of Confederate division commander who fought here. (Submitted on May 2, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
4. Alfred Pleasonton. Wikipedia Link to the life and career of the Commander of the Union Forces pursuing General Price across Missouri. (Submitted on May 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 May 2, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,068 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.