This unique 2-sided mural illustrates Livingston County's rich connection with the outdoors. Take the time to explore the different elements that combine to make this mural native to this area. The blue heron, wild turkey and bobcat blend in . . . — — Map (db m67280) HM
On rolling land above the Grand, and between Thompson River and Medicine Creek, Chillicothe was laid out in 1837 as seat of newly organized Livingston County. The name is for Edward Livingston, U. S. Secy. of State, and the town . . . — — Map (db m55364) HM
Chillicothe was the home to the Chillicothe Business College from 1890 through the early 1950s. The College developed a campus on Chillicothe's northwest side and offered a variety of professional and occupational training programs for a student . . . — — Map (db m66732) HM
Allen Moore, Sr. founded the Chillicothe Normal School and Business Institute in 1890. His desire to locate in Chillicothe was due to the progressive spirit he saw in the citizens of the town.
The city agreed to purchase the site and . . . — — Map (db m67309) HM
This mural, painted in April 1994, depicts the newly remodeled lobby of Citizens Bank & Trust circa 1907. Citizen's [sic] Bank was established in 1889 and has served Chillicothe and the surrounding area for over 100 years.
Kelly Poling, . . . — — Map (db m67261) HM
Dr. Simpson and his wife, Alta, made a gift in 1926 to the City of Chillicothe of the former 21 acre fair grounds for a public park. They wanted to provide a suitable playground for the children, as well as a useful park for all the citizens of . . . — — Map (db m201769) HM
Created from an original painting by Fred Irvin, this scene portrays a pre-World War I Chillicothe setting. The Milwaukee [Road] Depot (demolished in 1977) serves as a backdrop for period vehicles and a drawn streetcar used to transport patrons . . . — — Map (db m67201) HM
One of the earliest businesses in Chillicothe vicinity, this mill ground cracked grains for local needs in the 1860s. The mill was operated by a water wheel on the Thompson River. From the mill came bakers' flour as well as feed for livestock. . . . — — Map (db m156931) HM
The Chillicothe Fire Department mural features historic scenes from 1886 to the 1920s. Chillicothe has a tradition of possessing an effective fire fighting department and the scenes in this mural depict the department's equipment and operation over . . . — — Map (db m67203) HM
1843 President Tyler deeded this property to Livingston County
1857 The First Christian Church purchased this lot for $40.00 and built a small church for $2,000.00 which was used jointly by the Baptist Church.
1894 The property was . . . — — Map (db m67316) HM
Chillicothe's slice of history arrived in 1928 when inventor Otto Rohwedder and Chillicothe baker Frank Bench produced the first loaves of sliced bread. Their invention set into motion the timeless comparison of ingenuity and innovation to "The . . . — — Map (db m66553) HM
This mural was chosen based on an 1890 postcard of Locust Street in its prime. The street scene depicts the original buildings in downtown Chillicothe with the activity of the day. Many of the buildings illustrated in the murals of Chillicothe are . . . — — Map (db m66736) HM
Located in approximately the same location where the original storefront was situated, the Palace of Fashion Mural showcases a vibrant, early 1900s women's apparel and hat store. The store's merchandise was widely sought out and people traveled . . . — — Map (db m67276) HM
Chillicothe was a point of convergence for three railroads serving northern Missouri, Burlington, Wabash, and later the Milwaukee Road. This mural includes a scene of a steam engine traveling the local countryside in the last years of the 1890s. . . . — — Map (db m67202) HM
This memorial is dedicated in loving honor and memory of
Sherwood and Jean Patek
That those who come hereafter will remember the Shale Hill Brick & Tile Plant in Utica, Missouri which later became the Midland Brick & Tile Co. with . . . — — Map (db m67274) HM
On July 7, 1928, Chillicothe baker Frank Bench and inventor Otto Rohwedder secured Chillicothe Missouri's Slice of History. On this day their bread slicing machine produced the first loaves of sliced bread and made them available on the shelves . . . — — Map (db m66550) HM
In honor of those who have served in our country's wars and in lasting memory of those who gave their lives in freedom's cause on the far flung battlefields of the world this memorial is hereby dedicated. — — Map (db m67302) WM
This memorial is dedicated to these men and women who gave the supreme sacrifice in defense of our great country.
Killed in Action [Honor Roll]
Prisoners of War [Honor Roll]
This memorial is dedicated in honor and memory of area . . . — — Map (db m67303) WM
This mural depicts Webster Street on the north side of the square in downtown Chillicothe circa 1916. Webster Street was well traveled by visitors arriving and departing from the Milwaukee [railroad] depot on the east end of town who might have . . . — — Map (db m90984) HM