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Alpha Delta of Beta Theta Pi Historic Greek Chapter Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, September 11, 2017
Alpha Delta of Beta Theta Pi Historic Greek Chapter Marker (tall view)
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Alpha Delta of Beta Theta Pi — Historic Greek Chapter
The Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi was chartered by its General Fraternity on March 5, 1868. Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi is the oldest chapter of any collegiate fraternity or sorority in continuous existence west of the . . . — Map (db m119020) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Boone's Rock
Originally located on a bluff on Stinson Creek in northwest Fulton, about 200 yards north of the Boone's Lick Trail, this rock bears the name D. Boone with the date 1801 and an arrow pointing due west. The gift of Mr. & Mrs. Harry McIntire to . . . — Map (db m69693) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Callaway County Men at War — Missouri's Civil War
The Civil War divided Missouri, but in Callaway County more soldiers served with the pro-Southern Missouri State Guard (MSG), the Confederate Army or irregular partisans. The MSG was a state-sanctioned force, organized in May 1861 to defend . . . — Map (db m70386) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Captain James Callaway
Sacred to the memory of Captain James Callaway, who sacrificed his life in the defense of his country, and who fell in the same battle in which McMullin, McDermid and Houchins were killed. Captain James Callaway, raised and . . . — Map (db m70383) HM WM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Fulton
This is a two sided marker Side A: Fulton was founded here in the Little Dixie Region of Missouri, 1825, to replace the poorly located Elizabeth as seat of Callaway County. Named for a grandson of Daniel Boone and War of 1812 . . . — Map (db m78757) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Fulton - 1824 — Boone's Lick Road
Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri 1913 — Map (db m118981) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Memorial Park
Dedicated in 1922 to the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines of Callaway Co. who served their country in the World War of 1917-1918 and whose names now appear on bronze tablets in the Callaway Co. Court House. This ground was acquired in 1921, . . . — Map (db m69665) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — President Robert L. D. Davidson — 1909 - 1998
Dedicated to the highest principles, President Robert L. D. "Larry" Davidson was a leader of character during times of both prosperity and adversity. As the 15th president of Westminster College, Davidson passionately invested in students, . . . — Map (db m70395) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Robertson Historic District — Historic Fulton Missouri
Rev. William W. Robertson, (1807-1894), Presbyterian minister and educator, established Fulton Female Seminary (1850) on W 7th Street, originally known as Seminary Street. Rev. Robertson founded Westminster College in 1853. — Map (db m70423) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — The Berlin Wall
Following the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, the country was divided into four zones of occupation by the World War II Allies. The United States, Great Britain, France and the Soviet Union. Berlin, located deep within the Soviet zone also was . . . — Map (db m59080) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — The National Winston Churchill Museum
Commemorates Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech delivered at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri on March 5, 1946, in which he warned:

"From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an IRON CURTAIN has descended across the Continent. . . . — Map (db m59085) HM

Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — The Winston Churchill Memorial and Library
The Church of St. Mary Aldermanbury first mentioned in 1181, destroyed by the Great Fire of London in 1666, rebuilt by Christopher Wren, destroyed by bombing in 1940. The remaining fabric removed to Westminster College in 1966 and restored as this . . . — Map (db m59087) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — War Comes to Westminster College — Missouri's Civil War
"The Columns" atop this hill are the venerated remains of Westminster College's original academic building, Westminster Hall, destroyed by fire in 1909. Founded in 1851, Westminster was one of the few Missouri colleges to function in some . . . — Map (db m70437) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — War Memorial
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Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — War Memorial
In honored memory of those from Callaway County who gave their lives in the service of our country. They joined an unbroken line of patriots who died, that liberty, freedom and justice might live and grow. Erected May 29, 1989 [Rolls of . . . — Map (db m69691) WM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Westminster College Columns
"A reminder of the historic past and a symbol of strength for the future." The Columns of Old Westminster Hall, built in 1858, preserved after the Fire of 1909, repaired by the Class of 1927 and rebuilt in 1972 by many loyal alumni. . . . — Map (db m70419) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Westminster Hall Threshold — 1911 - 1974
Stepping stone to knowledge for more than 8,000 Westminster men — Map (db m70415) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — William Chrisman Swope Memorial Chapel — Erected A.D. 1917-1918
In memory of William Chrisman Swope 1878 - 1909 Graduated from Westminster 1900 Faithful to every duty, self-sacrificing and helpful. A loyal officer in his church, a sincere and devout Christian ————— . . . — Map (db m70421) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech — Westminster College Gymnasium
In this building 5 March 1946 the Right Honorable Winston Churchill Wartime Prime Minister of Great Britain delivered his "Iron Curtain" Speech having been introduced by Harry S. Truman President of the United . . . — Map (db m70417) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Tebbetts — Fur Trading in Missouri
Big Business on the Missouri River The fur trade was a booming business in the wilderness west of St. Louis. Trapping primarily took place on the upper Missouri River in the Dakotas and Montana. Furs were then sent down the river to St. Louis . . . — Map (db m121229) HM

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