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Kennett in Dunklin County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Village of Kennett

 
 
The Village of Kennett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 15, 2009
1. The Village of Kennett Marker
Inscription.  
In 1843,
the village
of Kennett
was founded near
the campsite of
Chickasaw Indian
Chief Chilletecaux

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 36° 14.28′ N, 90° 3.332′ W. Marker is in Kennett, Missouri, in Dunklin County. Marker is at the intersection of College Street and Cedar Street, on the right when traveling north on College Street. Located in front of the town municipal building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kennett MO 63857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Kennett (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line).
 
Regarding The Village of Kennett. This marker contradicts the nearby "Kennett" marker with regard to the tribe Chief Chilletecaux belonged.
 
Town Municipal Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 15, 2009
2. Town Municipal Building
The marker stands in the "island" beside the road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,073 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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