Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
Location. 39° 3.394′ N, 94° 27.797′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 40 and East 36th Street, on the left when traveling east on U.S. 40. The driveway is gravel, u-shaped, and fully accessible. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9800 E US Hwy 40, Independence MO 64052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Truman Sports Complex (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hill Farm & Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Woodson House (approx. 2˝ miles away); Battle Line at Railroad Cut (approx. 2.7 miles away); James Bridger Gravesite (approx. 2.9 miles away); William Rockhill Nelson Chapel (approx. 3 miles away); Temple Lot (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
Regarding Thomson House. I remember this building being used as a restaurant several years ago. It is in ruin now.
Also see . . . Independence Historical Survey (pdf file). (Submitted on January 13, 2020.)
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