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Cole County Missouri Historical Markers

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2015
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Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Carnegie Library

Designated Landmark City of Jefferson — Map (db m84654) HM

Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Cole County World War Memorial
In Memory of the men from Cole County who died in the service of their state and country in the World's War 1917 to 1918 [Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m62237) WM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Corps of Discovery — (1804 - 1806)
Meriwether Lewis • William Clark York • Seaman • George Drouillard ——————— Sculptor: Sabra Tull Meyer Columbia, Missouri Project Designer: Austin Tao St. Louis, Missouri . . . — Map (db m62317) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Exchange Bank
Missouri State Capitol Historic District Entered on the National Register of Historic Places Bicentennial 1776 - 1976 — Map (db m62238) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Grace Episcopal Church

Designated Landmark City of Jefferson — Map (db m84688) HM

Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — James A. Houchin House

Designated Landmark City of Jefferson — Map (db m84628) HM

Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Jefferson City
Front The capital of Missouri, officially named the City of Jefferson in honor of the third U.S. President, is built on a site chosen by the First General Assembly, 1821, for a seat of government. St. Charles, until 1826, was the temporary . . . — Map (db m62394) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Jefferson City Greenway: — Lewis and Clark Trailhead Plaza
The Jefferson City Greenway is a linear park that serves as a conduit for non-motorized travelers to gain access to recreation areas, natural and cultural features, schools and businesses. The greenway is a multi-use trail designed to provide a . . . — Map (db m62318) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Judge J. C. Young House

Designated Landmark City of Jefferson — Map (db m84650) HM

Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Lewis and Clark Expedition
Commemorating the Lewis and Clark Expedition which explored these hills June 3 and 4, 1804 Cedar Island and Cedar Creek on the north shore of the Missouri River are especially mentioned in the Original Journals Of The . . . — Map (db m62388) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Missouri Governor's Mansion — Built 1871

Designated Landmark City of Jefferson — Map (db m84622) HM

Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Missouri Motor Carriers Association Building
George W. Burruss, President Robert W. Wilson, Vice-President Dedication September 26, 2003 The Missouri Motor Carriers Association proudly dedicates this building in honor of these great men who have served the trucking industry with . . . — Map (db m62223) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association
On February 20, 1823, the U.S. government granted the land on which this building stands to the State of Missouri "for the purpose of fixing their seat of government thereon." The land was subsequently divided into 40 town lots, the first sale . . . — Map (db m62386) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Missouri State Penitentiary Warden's House

Designated Landmark City of Jefferson — Map (db m84624) HM

Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Monroe House
Missouri State Capitol Historic District Entered on the National Register of Historic Places Bicentennial 1776 - 1976 — Map (db m62236) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m62315) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Robert William Wells — 1795 - 1864 — Site of Residence

Designer Missouri State Seal 1822

Attorney General of Missouri 1826 - 1836

Judge U.S. District Court for Missouri 1836 - 1857

Judge U.S. District Court Western District of Mo. 1857 - 1864

President Constitutional . . . — Map (db m84716) HM

Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Site of Price Mansion
For 63 years scene of Missouri's political and social activity Erected in 1842 by General Thomas Lawson Price 1809 - 1870 First Mayor of Jefferson City 1839 Lieut. Governor of Missouri 1849 Appointed Brigadier General by . . . — Map (db m62221) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Soldiers' Memorial Plaza — Courage • Sacrifice • Education • Equality • Humanity
Dedicated to the Officers and Soldiers of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantries Lincoln University was founded by the black enlisted men of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantries and their white officers who . . . — Map (db m62284) HM WM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Spanish-American War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m62390) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Temple Beth El
The Missouri American Jewish Tercentenary Service commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the first Jewish settlement in the United States was held here on September 19, 1954. Missouri State Capitol Historic District . . . — Map (db m62260) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The Corps of Discovery in the Jefferson City Area
On June 4, 1804, a keelboat and two pirogues containing the members of the Corps of Discovery passed this spot as they headed upstream to the headwaters of the Missouri River and across the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. The Lewis and . . . — Map (db m62379) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The Exchange National Bank Building
Missouri State Capitol Historic District Entered on the National Register of Historic Places Bicentennial 1776 - 1976 — Map (db m62227) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The Missouri River Valley as a Transportation Corridor
Lewis and Clark, 1804 "The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri river, & such principal stream of it, as, by its course & communication with the water of the Pacific ocean may offer the most direct & practicable water . . . — Map (db m62349) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The State Capital During The Civil War — A State Divided: The Civil War in Missouri
Jefferson City witnessed many dramatic events during the Civil War. In the early months of the war, Secessionists and Unionists engaged in a tense contest for dominance. It ended in the hasty flight of the elected pro-Southern government and its . . . — Map (db m62402) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The Tennessee House
Missouri State Capitol Historic District Entered on the National Register of Historic Places Bicentennial 1776 - 1976 — Map (db m62225) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Thomas Jefferson — 1743 - 1826
Third President of the United States Author of the Declaration of Independence and Father of the Louisiana Purchase Patria — Map (db m62220) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Willis Porter Corwin — 9ABD
On this site, during the night hours of January 27, 1917, eighteen year old Willis Porter Corwin received and re-transmitted three Morse Code messages, which became the first successful one-way transcontinental relay of formal message traffic in . . . — Map (db m62312) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Young-Ewing House

Designated Landmark City of Jefferson — Map (db m84653) HM


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