Nevada in Vernon County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Vernon County's Southern Heritage
The coming of the Border War and the May 26, 1863, burning of Nevada City by Federal Militia.
Artist: Michael McClure 2002
Dedicated to: the Vernon Countians Who Endured
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1865.
Location. 37° 50.351′ N, 94° 21.527′ W. Marker is in Nevada, Missouri, in Vernon County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and Ash Street, on the right when traveling east on Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The Burning of Nevada (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Joel Stone (about 400 feet away); Bushwhacker Museum (about 400 feet away); The Battle of Drywood (about 400 feet away); Nevada - Vernon County Centennial (about 400 feet away); Vernon County Courthouse Vernon County War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada.
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Also see . . . Nevada Then. (Submitted on January 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.