Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Born January 17, 1856
Alderman of First Ward,
1892 — 1911
Died November 10, 1911
This monument is erected by general contributions as a tribute to the rugged character and splended (sic) achievements of a man whose private and public life were the embodiment of truth and courage. Moved and erected March 17, 1990.
A tribute to the memory of James Pendergast. No man is no greater glory given than to have done his duty to himself and to his people; to have been beloved by the weak; to have been fearless in the expression of his views and true to every pledge and at last when the day's work is done to have gone to his final rest, at peace with the world, and with his God, honored by the public he has faithfully served and mourned by the friends whose loyalty he has earned.
Location. 39° 6.265′ N, 94° 35.55′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Just south of Ermine Case, Jr., Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: Jefferson Street, Kansas City MO 64105, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Etienne Veniard - Sieur de Bourgemont (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The French and the Lewis & Clark Expedition (about 300 feet away); Lewis and Clark (about 300 feet away); Chez Les Canses or "Chouteau's" (about 600 feet away); Goldstandt-Powell Hat Company Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Kansas City, Ft. Scott & Gulf Railroad Company Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Butler Brothers Co Building (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
Regarding James Pendergast. Until 1990, the monument was located at about 13th and Madison, looking out toward the west bottoms. It was located approximately where the Hereford bull on a pedestal is now situated. Approximately: Lat 39.099353°, Lon -94.594514°
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2015, by Michael W. Kruse of Kansas City, Missouri. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2015, by Michael W. Kruse of Kansas City, Missouri. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.