Clinton in Henry County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Poague Building Explosion Victims
Gene Burns • Goldie Hunter • Darlene Hunter
and with the greatest appreciation for those who lost their lives in an attempt to rescue them
Mark Beattie • Maurice Purvis • Leroy Steward
Dr. Ron West • Charles Wilson
Erected by Hilton Random Acts of Service.
Location. 38° 22.148′ N, 93° 46.56′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Missouri, in Henry County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 South Main Street, Clinton MO 64735, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. September 11, 2001 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brown Mfg. Co. (about 500 feet away); Baby Chick Capital of the World (about 500 feet away); Henry County (about 600 feet away); The Anheuser-Busch Building (approx. 0.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Clinton, MO Explosion and Fire, Dec 1972. (Submitted on October 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. NTSB Report on Clinton MO Explosion, Dec 9, 1972. (Submitted on October 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Disasters •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.