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Louisiana in Pike County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Henderson Park

John Brooks Henderson

 

— November 16, 1826 - April 13, 1913 —

 
Henderson Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2020
1. Henderson Park Marker
Inscription.  

Resident of Louisiana, Missouri
City Clerk, State Representative,
Brigadier General, Senator and Judge
Author of the 13th Constitutional Amendment
Early Advocate of Women's Suffrage
Protector of Presidential Authority
Roadbuilder and Peacemaker

 
Erected 1998 by Rotary Club of Louisiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 39° 27.227′ N, 91° 2.946′ W. Marker is in Louisiana, Missouri, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Jackson Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Marker is in Riverview/Henderson Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisiana MO 63353, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Champ Clark Bridge (here, next to this marker); John Brooks Henderson (within shouting distance of this marker); "Miss Lucille's Garden" (approx. ¼ mile away); Louisiana Public Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Floods of 1973 and 1993
Henderson Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2020
2. Henderson Park and Marker
Looking SE
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisiana (approx. 2.3 miles away); Welcome to Illinois (approx. 2.7 miles away in Illinois); Oldest Building in Pike County (approx. 5.9 miles away in Illinois). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisiana.
 
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Also see . . .
1. John Brooks Henderson Congressional Bio. (Submitted on September 18, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Historic Missourians: John Brooks Henderson. (Submitted on September 18, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. John Brooks Henderson Bio. (Submitted on September 18, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
John Brooks Henderson image. Click for full size.
Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, circa 1860
3. John Brooks Henderson
Public domain; Library of Congress
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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