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

Landing At Westport

1842

 
 
Landing At Westport Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
1. Landing At Westport Marker
Inscription.

[Title is text]

[Sidewheel paddleboat Martha relief]


 
Erected by Historic Kansas City Foundation.
 
Location. 39° 2.468′ N, 94° 35.509′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and Nichols Road, on the right when traveling south on Broadway Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in the sidewalk. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Nichols Road, Kansas City MO 64112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wild Boar of Florence (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Aleman Court (about 600 feet away); Neptune (about 600 feet away); Giralda Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Seville Light Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Position (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain (approx. mile away); The "Fourth Dolphin" (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .  In For The Landing (History of Westport), KC Public Library. (Submitted on September 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Landing At Westport Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
2. Landing At Westport Marker
Looking west
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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