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

Our Jackson County Pioneers

In Honor Of

 
 
Our Jackson County Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
1. Our Jackson County Pioneers Marker
Inscription.
Revolutionary Soldiers
Lt. Joseph Boggs, PA. William Moore, VA.
Isaac Drake, MD. Ledston Noland, N.C.
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Fort Osage, 1808-1827
Major George C. Sibley, U.S. Indian Agent
Mary Easton Sibley, First White Woman in County
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Soldiers War of 1812
Col. William Miles Chick, VA.
Capt. William Rogers, KY. Corp. William Moore, KY.
Lt. Richard M. Fristoe, Tenn. Corp. Jacob Ragan, KY.
Corp. Lilburn W. Boggs, KY. James Heslip, PA.
Oliver Caldwell, KY. George Quest, PA.
Adam Fisher, KY George Randall, VA.
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Lynchburg Adams, First Permanent White Settler, 1819
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First Judges Jackson County Court, 1827
Abraham McClelland, Presiding Judge
Richard Marshall Fristoe Henry Burris
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William Rogers, Brig. Gen. Black Hawk War, 1831-1832
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Lilburn W. Boggs, Governor of Missouri, 1836-1840
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Samuel D. Lucas, General, Osage Indian War, 1837

Bicentennial of the birth of
George Washington
Our Jackson County Pioneers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
2. Our Jackson County Pioneers Marker
Former Jackson County Courthouse in background.

 
Erected 1932 by Independence Pioneers Chapter, D.A.R., and Mary Easton Sibley Society, C.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 5.538′ N, 94° 24.97′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Lexington Avenue near Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the south 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. A Century of Progress (within shouting distance of this marker); Harry S. Truman (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); First Battle of Independence (within shouting distance of this marker); Harpie Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Here the Oregon Trail Began (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
 
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 1,065 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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