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Brookfield in Linn County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Brookfield

 
 
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By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., August 26, 2017
1. Brookfield Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1859 and named for John Wood Brooks, who surveyed the town. First incorporated in 1865. The town became division headquarters for the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad in 1859.
 
Erected 1931 by the State Historical Society of Missouri.
 
Location. 39° 47.323′ N, 93° 4.532′ W. Marker is in Brookfield, Missouri, in Linn County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Missouri Route 11) and West John Street, in the median on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Main Street, Brookfield MO 64628, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); John Joseph Pershing (approx. 5 miles away); General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home (approx. 5 miles away); Laclede (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Laclede (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named
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Laclede (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Laclede (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookfield.
 
More about this marker. Marker is 55 feet north of the center of West John Street.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2020, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 14, 2020, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
 
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