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

Truman Boyhood Home

 
 
Truman Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, June 28, 2014
1. Truman Boyhood Home Marker
Inscription. In 1895 John and Martha Truman bought this house, built about 1886. Harry S. Truman (1884 - 1972) spent his boyhood here. The family moved in 1902. Later additions have greatly altered the original appearance of the house.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 39° 5.791′ N, 94° 25.613′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Waldo Avenue and North River Boulevard on West Waldo Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 W Waldo Ave, Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Truman House (approx. mile away); Joseph T. Noland House (approx. mile away); Gingko Tree (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Neck" (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Line (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harry S. Truman Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
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Truman Boyhood Home image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, June 28, 2014
2. Truman Boyhood Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2018, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2018, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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