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Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

First Presbyterian Church

Truman Historic Walking Tour Stop 7

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  The church had recently been built when the Truman family moved to Independence in 1890. Harry Truman attended Sunday School here for several years as a child with Bess Wallace.
 
Erected by City of Independence and First Presbyterian Church. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #33 Harry S. Truman series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 39° 5.57′ N, 94° 25.291′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Pleasant Street, on the right when traveling east on Maple Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Pleasant Street, Independence MO 64050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
2. First Presbyterian Church and Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Gingko Tree (about 400 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); First Christian Church (about 500 feet away); First Fireproof Building in Independence (about 700 feet away); Joseph T. Noland House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .
1. First Presbyterian Church. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Harry S. Truman. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Truman Historic Walking Tour. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. First Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 607 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 22, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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