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

James Silas Calhoun

1802 - 1852

 
 
James Silas Calhoun Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
1. James Silas Calhoun Marker
Inscription.

Died on the Santa Fe Trail between
Council Grove, Ks. and Kansas City, Mo.
Member, Georgia State Legislature
Mexican War Veteran
First Territorial Governor of New Mexico

 
Location. 39° 4.638′ N, 94° 34.877′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Touch for map. Marker is in Union Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 East 28th Terrace, Kansas City MO 64108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander Majors (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial Flag (about 500 feet away); Burial Place of Fifteen Confederate Soldiers (about 500 feet away); Col. William Miles Chick (about 600 feet away); George Caleb Bingham (about 600 feet away); Mary A. Barnett Hale (about 600 feet away); John C. McCoy (about 600 feet away); William Gebhardt (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. James Silas Calhoun at Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Official Correspondence of James S. Calhoun. (Submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPoliticsSettlements & SettlersWar, Mexican-American
 
James Silas Calhoun Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
2. James Silas Calhoun Marker
Looking northwest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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