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

Santa Fe Trail

1821 - 1872

 

—Salem Church —

 
Santa Fe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2015
1. Santa Fe Trail Marker
Inscription.
Marked by the
Daughters of the
American Revolution
and the
State of Missouri
1909.

 
Erected 1909 by The Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 8.089′ N, 94° 20.486′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on East Old Lexington Road west of North Blue Mills Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Independence MO 64058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Price's Great Missouri Raid (a few steps from this marker); Union Line (a few steps from this marker); Salem Cemetery Association (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vaile Mansion (approx. 4.4 miles away); Harry S. Truman Grave (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Eternal Flame of Freedom (approx. 4.8 miles away); Truman Library Veterans Memorial Carillon (approx. 4.8 miles away); Liberty Bell Replica Marker (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
 
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Union Line, Santa Fe Trail, and Price's Great Missouri Raid Markers image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2015
2. Union Line, Santa Fe Trail, and Price's Great Missouri Raid Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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