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

Byram's Ford Historic District

 
 
Bynam's Ford Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 28, 2010
1. Bynam's Ford Historic District Marker
Photo of the Marker.
Inscription.  
Byram's Ford Historic District
has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior

Site of the
Battle of the Big Blue
October 22 and 23, 1864
and the
Independence to Westport Road


text of small seal:

Howard N. Monnett Memorial
Civil War Round Table - KC
Battle of Westport
 
Erected by Civil War Roundtable of KC.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 0.985′ N, 94° 31.308′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on E 60th Street 0.2 miles east of Colorado Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of the Big Blue (approx. mile away); Byram's Ford Battlefield (approx. 0.3 miles away); Log House and Defensive Line
Bynam's Ford Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 28, 2010
2. Bynam's Ford Historic District Marker
Area photo of marker - signs in the background are the trailhead to the ford.
(approx. half a mile away); Pratt's Artillery (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Westport (approx. 0.7 miles away); "Boston" Adams' House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Kansas City's First Public Golf Course (approx. 1.2 miles away); Delbert J. Haff (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located at the western end of the trail that leads to Byram's Ford. Parking is nearby.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Byram's Ford. Wikipedia entry of the Civil War Battle that took place here. (Submitted on March 14, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. Battle of Byram's Ford. This is the Civil War Muse Commentary on this stop of a small tour of the area. (Submitted on March 14, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

3. Saving Kansas City's Battlefield. Video from the Civil War Roundtable of Kansas City on efforts of restoring the Byram's Ford Battlefield. (Submitted on March 14, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

4. National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. This is the National Register nomination form for the Bryam's Ford (Submitted on March 14, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

5. Civil War Round Table of Kansas City. Link to the Organization that set the
Bynam's Ford Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 28, 2010
3. Bynam's Ford Historic District Marker
Photo of the ford. Signage reads:

BYRAM'S FORD

Historic Crossing on the Independece to Westport Road.
marker. (Submitted on March 14, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil
 
Bynam's Ford Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 28, 2010
4. Bynam's Ford Historic District Marker
Photo of the road going away from the ford.
 

More. Search the internet for Byram's Ford Historic District.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2020. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,351 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on January 19, 2020, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 14, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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