Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Harry S. Truman Grave
Born May 8, 1884
Died December 26, 1972
Married June 28, 1919
Born February 17, 1924
Jan. 1, 1923 - Jan 1, 1925
Jan. 1, 1927 - Jan. 1, 1935
United States Senator
Jan. 3, 1935 - Jan. 18, 1945
Jan. 20, 1945 - Apr. 12, 1945
Apr. 12, 1945 - Jan. 20, 1953
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #33 Harry S. Truman series list.
Location. 39° 6.211′ N, 94° 25.283′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 24. Grave is in the courtyard of the Truman Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 West Highway 24, 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. The Eternal Flame of Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Truman Library Veterans Memorial CarillonThe Harry S. Truman Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Bell Replica Marker (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harry S. Truman Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Neck" (approx. ¼ mile away); Vaile Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mary's Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
Also see . . . Harry S. Truman Biography - Truman Library & Museum. (Submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 3. submitted on April 23, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. 4. submitted on September 26, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.