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Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hughes House

 
 
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By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., August 16, 2019
1. Hughes House Marker
Inscription.  The Misses Mollie and Josie Hughes hired the architectural firm of Gibbs and Parker, Kansas City, MO., to design this ornate Queen Anne style residence. Erected in 1887, it was one of a group of mansions on Main Street owned by the Bryant-Hughes families.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
 
Location. 39° 5.031′ N, 94° 24.912′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West Linden Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. This marker is 27 feet south of West Linden Avenue on the east side of Main Street. Main Street is the dividing line between West and East Linden Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 South Main Street, Independence MO 64055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bess Truman Birthplace (about 700 feet away, measured in a
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By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., August 16, 2019
2. Hughes House
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direct line); Woodlawn Cemetery Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bryant House (approx. ¼ mile away); Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate (approx. ¼ mile away); Kritser House (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1827 Log Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Overfelt-Johnston House (approx. half a mile away); Harpie Club (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 16, 2021