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

Overfelt-Johnston House

 
 
Overfelt-Johnston House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., August 16, 2019
1. Overfelt-Johnston House Marker
Inscription.  Built about 1850 by John A. Overfelt, a flour miller, in the then current Gothic style. Acquired in 1867 by Courtney Campbell, it is now the home of his granddaughter, Miss Harriett Campbell Johnston. Listed on the National Register of Historic Place.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
 
Location. 39° 5.381′ N, 94° 25.265′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on South Pleasant Street 0 miles south of West Walnut Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 South Pleasant 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. First Christian Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Independence Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. mile away);
Overfelt-Johnston House image. Click for full size.
By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., August 16, 2019
2. Overfelt-Johnston House
Gingko Tree (approx. mile away); First Fireproof Building in Independence (approx. mile away); Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Overfelt-Campbell-Johnston House. NRHP Nomination Form (Submitted on October 3, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri.) 

2. Civil War Cannonball Found Lodged in Tree....(KMBC News). (Submitted on October 3, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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