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Harrisonville in Cass County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

United We Stand Divided We Fall

 
 
United We Stand Divided We Fall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, January 1, 2009
1. United We Stand Divided We Fall Marker
Closeup photo of the plaque.
Inscription. The Cass Co. Judges who suffered imprisionment by the U.S. Federal Courts rather than make a tax levy to pay fradulent Co. and Township Railroad Bonds.
FE Johnston
WP Barnes

Sept 1 1883 to Jan 1 1884

WA Wray
FM George
ET Lane

Mar 21 1892 to Jan 1 1893.
This inscription made by order of Cass Co. Court Sept.9, 1897 in compliance with a petition presented by
J.N. Haddock

 
Erected 1897 by Cass County Court.
 
Location. 38° 39.266′ N, 94° 20.905′ W. Marker is in Harrisonville, Missouri, in Cass County. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Southwest facade of the Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 E Wall Street, Harrisonville MO 64701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harrisonville WWI Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Cass County (within shouting distance of this marker); Jennisonís Jayhawks raid Harrisonville Square (within shouting distance of this marker); General Order No. 11 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lest We Forget
United We Stand Divided We Fall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, January 1, 2009
2. United We Stand Divided We Fall Marker
Photo of the Courthouse - United We Stand Marker can be seen behind the World War 1 Statue.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); The Burnt District Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Burnt District Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wayside Rest (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonville.
 
Also see . . .  History of Cass County. This link, provided by Cass County, provides an overall history of Cass County, including a brief history of the bond swindle which caused the imprisonment of the judges. (Submitted on June 26, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,088 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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