Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Dedicated to the Loving Memory of Dr. R. Fred Schweitzer
Dr. R. Fred Schweitzer
The original portrayer of
Wild Bill Hickok,
Senior writer and valued employee
Erected by Lincoln and Friends, Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is July 21, 1865.
Location. 37° 12.564′ N, 93° 17.529′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Park Central Norht near Park Central Square, on the right when traveling east. Marker is mounted to the History Museum on the Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 154 Park Central Square, Springfield MO 65806, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Butterfield Overland Stage (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Springfield Public Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Three Black Men Lynched (within shouting Battle of Springfield (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Springfield (within shouting distance of this marker); 1971 Tumbler (within shouting distance of this marker); Lynching in America / The Lynchings of Horace B. Duncan, Fred Coker and William Allen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wild Bill's Shootout (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . . Robert Fred Schweitzer (Findagrave). (Submitted on May 20, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.