“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Adair County, Missouri

Clickable Map of Adair County, Missouri and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Adair County, MO (4) Knox County, MO (2) Linn County, MO (44) Macon County, MO (6) Putnam County, MO (6) Schuyler County, MO (2) Scotland County, MO (1) Sullivan County, MO (5)  AdairCounty(4) Adair County (4)  KnoxCounty(2) Knox County (2)  LinnCounty(44) Linn County (44)  MaconCounty(6) Macon County (6)  PutnamCounty(6) Putnam County (6)  SchuylerCounty(2) Schuyler County (2)  ScotlandCounty(1) Scotland County (1)  SullivanCounty(5) Sullivan County (5)
Kirksville is the county seat for Adair County
Adjacent to Adair County, Missouri
      Knox County (2)  
      Linn County (44)  
      Macon County (6)  
      Putnam County (6)  
      Schuyler County (2)  
      Scotland County (1)  
      Sullivan County (5)  
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1 Missouri, Adair County, Kirksville — Adair County, Missouri Courthouses
The first courthouse of Adair County, completed on July 15, 1843, was constructed on the northwest corner at the intersection of Harrison and Elson Streets. Described as "a low brick affair," the building was said to cost $1,000, a large amount of . . . Map (db m144751) HM
2 Missouri, Adair County, Kirksville — Battle of KirksvilleAugust 6, 1862
(side 1) Confederate Lieutenant Colonel Joseph C. Porter of Lewis County had been recruiting and harrying in Northeast Missouri throughout the summer of 1862. Adair County farmer Captain Mathias (Tice) Cain (Confederate), in command of . . . Map (db m144750) HM
3 Missouri, Adair County, Kirksville — Early Days of Adair County, Missouri
The first attempt at a settlement by Whites in this county was in 1828, twenty-five years after the Louisiana Purchase and three years after extinction of the Indian title. Settlers from Howard County decided to locate on the east side of the . . . Map (db m144764) HM
4 Missouri, Adair County, Kirksville — The CycloneApril 27, 1899
On April 27, 1899, at 6:20 p.m. a monstrous killer cyclone approached Kirksville from the southwest taking dead aim on the new Adair County Courthouse. Suddenly, the cyclone veered more to the northeast, making a clear path of destruction from the . . . Map (db m144767) HM
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Sep. 23, 2023