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

Kritser House

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
1. Kritser House Marker
Inscription.
Martin Kritser, a grocer, bought this lot in 1847 and probably had the house built soon after. Patrick McCarty, one time saloon keeper on this square, bought it in 1849. This modest house is typical of the majority of houses built during the city's early years.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Independence.
 
Location. 39° 5.389′ N, 94° 24.892′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and Lynn Street, on the right when traveling east on Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 East Walnut Street, Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harpie Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Our Jackson County Pioneers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harry S. Truman (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Century of Progress (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Battle of Independence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Andrew Jackson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
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Kritser House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
2. Kritser House and Marker
National Park Service Santa Fe National Historic Trail Map states: "The Martin O. Kritser house at 115 W. [sic] Walnut was built in 1847. Kritser made at least one trip to Santa Fe in 1844. It is typical of the average middle class home in Independence, during its heyday as the eastern terminus of the Santa Fe Trail."
 
Also see . . .  Santa Fe National Historic Trail Map Reference. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Kritser House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
3. Kritser House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 608 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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