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

General Andrew Jackson

1767 - 1845

 
 
General Andrew Jackson Monument Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
1. General Andrew Jackson Monument Statue
Inscription.  
This statue presented to the people of Jackson County by Harry S. Truman President of the United States, 1949.

Accepted for the people of Jackson County by the County Court.

Harry M. Gambel
Presiding Judge
Wm. J. Randall
Eastern Judge
Fred W. Klaber
Western Judge

Charles Keck
Sculptor
Wight & Wight
Architects

 
Erected 1949 by Harry S. Truman and the Jackson County Court.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #33 Harry S. Truman series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1949.
 
Location. 39° 5.548′ N, 94° 25.014′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Memorial is on Liberty Street near Lexington Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Monument is on the west grounds of the former county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is
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at or near this postal address: 112 West Lexington Avenue, 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. Santa Fe Trail (here, next to this marker); Here the Oregon Trail Began (here, next to this marker); First Battle of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); A Century of Progress (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Jackson County Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry S. Truman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jackson County, Missouri. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Harry S. Truman. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Andrew Jackson. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
General Andrew Jackson Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
2. General Andrew Jackson Monument
General Andrew Jackson Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
3. General Andrew Jackson Monument
General Andrew Jackson Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
4. General Andrew Jackson Monument
General Andrew Jackson Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
5. General Andrew Jackson Monument
Looking north along Liberty Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,221 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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