“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Independence Pioneer Spring

Independence Pioneer Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., May 2, 2012
1. Independence Pioneer Spring Marker
Inscription.  Used by Indians, wagon trains and settlers, this spring was situated on an Indian trace which ran southwest from the Missouri River. One of several springs in and around Independence, its original location was at the foot of a knoll, directly west.
Erected 1974 by Jackson County Historical Society.
Location. 39° 5.595′ N, 94° 24.686′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of North Dodgion Street and East Truman Road, on the right when traveling south on North Dodgion Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 187 North Dodgion Street, Independence MO 64050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twyman Hotel - Kenton House (approx. mile away); Fire Station No. 1 (approx. mile away); Jackson County Marshal's House and Jail Museum (approx. mile away); Harpie Club (approx. mile away); Truman's First Job (approx. mile away); Clinton's Drugstore (approx. mile away); Second Battle of Independence
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(approx. mile away); Harry S. Truman (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 20, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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