Mexico in Audrain County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Churchill Gate
On March 5, 1946, at Westminster College in Fulton, MO, Winston Churchill delivered his renowned "Iron Curtain" Speech. Allen P. Green built this gate in anticipation of a visit to his home by the former British Prime Minister and President Harry S. Truman. Logistical problems, however, prevented their making the visit, but the gate was preserved and became known as the "Churchill Gate"
Erected by City of Mexico.
Location. 39° 9.133′ N, 91° 53.26′ W. Marker is in Mexico, Missouri, in Audrain County. Marker is at the intersection of Clark Street (U.S. 54) and Hendy Street, on the right when traveling north on Clark Street. Touch for map. Marker and gate are at the entrance to Green Estate Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mexico MO 65265, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Green Estate (a few steps from this marker); Mexico (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Stones (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hardin College Bell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Courthouse Clock Bell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bean Creek German Evangelical Church and Littleby Methodist Church Bell Graceland (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rex McDonald 833 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mexico.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . Historic Missourians: Allen Percival Green. (Submitted on December 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 352 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.