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Hamilton in Caldwell County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hamilton

 
 
Hamilton Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
1. Hamilton Marker
Inscription.  

Founded in 1855 and named for Alexander Hamilton and Joseph Hamilton. First incorporated in 1868. Ten miles southwest the Mormons in 1836 established the town of Far West, the county seat from 1836 to 1843.
 
Erected by the State Historical Society of Missouri.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 44.459′ N, 93° 59.898′ W. Marker is in Hamilton, Missouri, in Caldwell County. Marker is on Davis Street (Missouri Route 13) south of School Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the City Hall/Fire Department grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 South Davis Street, Hamilton MO 64644, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hamilton Train Depot (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boyhood Home of J. C. Penney (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Richey" and Harden Stone Millstones (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Hamilton (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named
Hamilton Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2013
2. Hamilton Marker
Welcome to Hamilton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Caldwell County Sesquicentennial (approx. 7.1 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); Kingston (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamilton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Our Communities: Hamilton, Missouri. (Submitted on July 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Hamilton, Missouri at Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 500 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Nov. 26, 2020