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

William Ray Blacksmith Shop

 
 
William Ray Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 26, 2013
1. William Ray Blacksmith Shop Marker
Inscription.  

was located at this point on the Santa Fe Trail, 1849-1851. It is generally believed that Raytown was named for William Ray.

 
Erected 1969 by Raytown Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 0.506′ N, 94° 27.8′ W. Marker is in Raytown, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Raytown Road and 63rd Street, on the right when traveling north on Raytown Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6301 Raytown Road, Kansas City MO 64133, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1844 Homestead (approx. one mile away); Richards Flying Field (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Barnes Enclosure (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Truman Sports Complex (approx. 2.9 miles away); Byram's Ford Historic District
William Ray Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 26, 2013
2. William Ray Blacksmith Shop Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); Where Wagons Rolled / Wieduwilt Swales (approx. 3.3 miles away); Battle of the Big Blue (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raytown.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Raytown, Missouri. (Submitted on October 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. About Raytown, Missouri. (Submitted on October 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Santa Fe National Historic Trail. (Submitted on October 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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William Ray Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael E Sanchez, Jr., October 5, 2019
3. William Ray Blacksmith Shop Marker
Looking east.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 788 times since then and 177 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on October 9, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri.
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