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Nevada in Vernon County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Nevada - Vernon County Centennial

1855 - 1955

 
 
Nevada - Vernon County Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2010
1. Nevada - Vernon County Centennial Marker
Inscription.  
Erected in commemoration of the centennial of the Charter of Vernon County and the Founding of the City of Nevada.

James H. Deman, Mayor, Jess M. Banes, Presiding Judge-County Court

Incorporated in the base of this monument is a sealed box to be opened on the observation of the bicentennial

 
Erected 1955 by Nevada, Vernon County, and Brophy Monument Company.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
 
Location. 37° 50.307′ N, 94° 21.452′ W. Marker is in Nevada, Missouri, in Vernon County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherry Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Cherry Street. Marker is near the SW corner of the Vernon County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 W Cherry Street, Nevada MO 64772, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Joel Stone (a few steps from this marker); The Burning of Nevada (a few steps from this marker); Vernon County Courthouse
Nevada - Vernon County Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, February 13, 2011
2. Nevada - Vernon County Centennial Marker
Area photo of marker and Courthouse.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Vernon County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vernon County Valor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vernon County's Southern Heritage (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Bushwhacker Museum (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Nevada, MIssouri. (Submitted on August 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Vernon County. (Submitted on August 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 11, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on June 1, 2011, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.
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