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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Howell County, Missouri

 
Clickable Map of Howell County, Missouri and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Howell County, MO (6) Douglas County, MO (1) Oregon County, MO (3) Ozark County, MO (2) Shannon County, MO (3) Texas County, MO (3) Fulton County, AR (15)  HowellCounty(6) Howell County (6)  DouglasCounty(1) Douglas County (1)  OregonCounty(3) Oregon County (3)  OzarkCounty(2) Ozark County (2)  ShannonCounty(3) Shannon County (3)  TexasCounty(3) Texas County (3)  FultonCountyArkansas(15) Fulton County (15)
West Plains is the county seat for Howell County
Adjacent to Howell County, Missouri
      Douglas County (1)  
      Oregon County (3)  
      Ozark County (2)  
      Shannon County (3)  
      Texas County (3)  
      Fulton County, Arkansas (15)  
 
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1Missouri (Howell County), West Plains — Civil War Skirmish - 1862West Plains, Missouri
The only confrontation between Union and Confederate regulars in Howell County occurred at this site on February 19, 1862. Combined forces of Colonel Wood’s Sixth Missouri and Major Drake’s Third Iowa cavalries, seeking to locate and engage . . . Map (db m186000) HM
2Missouri (Howell County), West Plains — Early West Plains Spring
Beneath this building still flowing is the spring around which the early Indian tribes camped. The first known white man to claim land in the immediate vicinity of the spring was a hunter named Adams. In 1839 Adams sold his claim to Josiah Howell . . . Map (db m186144) HM
3Missouri (Howell County), West Plains — In Memory of Six Confederate Soldiers
In memory of six Confederate soldiers who died here, during the Battle of West Plains, Feb. 19, 1862 Dedicated by Col. John R. Woodside Camp No. 203 Sons of Confederate Veterans Feb. 19, 2012Map (db m186110) WM
4Missouri (Howell County), West Plains — Mount Zion Lodge Masonic TempleNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186139) HM
5Missouri (Howell County), West Plains — Time CapsuleBuried December 17, 1976
Beneath this marker is a Time Capsule buried December 17, 1976, at 2:00 P.M. by the West Plains Bicentennial 1976 Steering Committee to be disinterred July 4th, 2076 by the Howell County Court Time capsule donated by . . . Map (db m186135) HM
6Missouri (Howell County), West Plains — West Plains
[side 1] Judicial seat of Howell County and one of Missouri's livestock marketing centers, West Plains was formed in 1850 when a post office was opened in the home of Josephus Howell. Named for its location on the open plains . . . Map (db m179790) HM
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Dec. 9, 2022