Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Santa Fe Trail
1821 - 1872
— Salem Church —
Daughters of the
State of Missouri
Erected 1909 by The Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Santa Fe Trail series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
Location. 39° 8.089′ N, 94° 20.486′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on East Old Lexington Road west of North Blue Mills Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Independence MO 64058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Price's Great Missouri Raid (a few steps from this marker); Union Line (a few steps from this marker); Salem Cemetery Association (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Engagement at the Little Blue Trail of Death (approx. 3.2 miles away); Vaile Mansion (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Trail of Death (approx. 4.7 miles away); Independence Pioneer Spring (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.