West Plains in Howell County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Buried December 17, 1976
buried December 17, 1976, at 2:00 P.M.
by the West Plains Bicentennial
1976 Steering Committee
to be disinterred July 4th, 2076
by the Howell County Court
Time capsule donated by Robertson-Drago Funeral Home
Marker donated by West Plains Monument Company
Erected 1976 by West Plains Bicentennial 1976 Steering Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration, and the Time Capsules series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
Location. 36° 43.689′ N, 91° 51.168′ W. Marker is in West Plains, Missouri, in Howell County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Square (Washington Avenue) and West Main Street, on the left when traveling south on Court Square (Washington Avenue). Time capsule is located beside the walkway in front of the Howell County Courthouse west entrance. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Skirmish - 1862 (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Six Confederate Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Early West Plains Spring (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Zion Lodge Masonic Temple (about 800 feet away); West Plains (approx. 3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.