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Richmond in Ray County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

1856 Courthouse Cornice Planter

 
 
1856 Courthouse Cornice Planter Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 17, 2020
1. 1856 Courthouse Cornice Planter Marker
Inscription.  This planter is constructed of cornices from the 1856 courthouse which was moved from this location in 1915, the sandstone base once served as a step for the building.
 
Erected 1989 by Roy & Bertha Wrisinger.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 39° 16.715′ N, 93° 58.66′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Missouri, in Ray County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 10) and College Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 West Main Street, Richmond MO 64085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ray County Bicentennial Memorial (here, next to this marker); Pvt. John Wallace (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Alexander W. Doniphan (a few steps from this marker); Richmond (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II and Korean War Memorial
1856 Courthouse Cornice Planter, Marker, and Current Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 17, 2020
2. 1856 Courthouse Cornice Planter, Marker, and Current Courthouse
(within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bushwhacker in Missouri (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  1856 Ray County Courthouse Images. (Submitted on September 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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