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

Harpie Club

Truman Historic Walking Tour Stop 44

 
 
Harpie Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
1. Harpie Club Marker
Inscription.
The Harpie Club, formed in 1924 by Harry Truman and his friends, dedicated to the enjoyment of poker, met in an upstairs room of this building.
 
Erected by City of Independence and the Truman Presidential Museum and Library. (Marker Number 44.)
 
Location. 39° 5.533′ N, 94° 24.936′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Lexington Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in the sidewalk in front of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 North Main Street, Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harry S. Truman (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Jackson County Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Clinton's Drugstore (within shouting distance of this marker); Truman's First Job (within shouting distance of this marker); A Century of Progress (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of
Harpie Club Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
2. Harpie Club Building
Looking northeast.
this marker); First Battle of Independence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackson County Courthouse (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Truman Historic Walking Tour. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Harry S. Truman. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EntertainmentFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & Patriotism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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