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

General Andrew Jackson

1767 - 1845

 
 
General Andrew Jackson Monument Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
1. General Andrew Jackson Monument Statue
Inscription.

This statue
presented to
the people of
Jackson County by
Harry S. Truman
President of
the United States
1949

Accepted for
the people of
Jackson County by
the County Court
——————
Harry M. Gambel
Presiding Judge
Wm. J. Randall
Eastern Judge
Fred W. Klaber
Western Judge
——————
Charles Keck
Sculptor
Wight & Wight
Architects

 
Erected 1949 by Harry S. Truman and the Jackson County Court.
 
Location. 39° 5.548′ N, 94° 25.014′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Liberty Street near Lexington Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Monument is on the west grounds of the former county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 West Lexington Avenue, Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Fe Trail (here, next to this marker); Here the Oregon Trail Began (here, next to this marker); First Battle of Independence (within shouting
General Andrew Jackson Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
2. General Andrew Jackson Monument
distance of this marker); A Century of Progress (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Jackson County Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry S. Truman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jackson County, Missouri. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Harry S. Truman. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Andrew Jackson. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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General Andrew Jackson Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
3. General Andrew Jackson Monument
General Andrew Jackson Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
4. General Andrew Jackson Monument
General Andrew Jackson Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
5. General Andrew Jackson Monument
Looking north along Liberty Street.
 
 
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 924 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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