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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Clinton County, Missouri

 
Clickable Map of Clinton 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 Clinton County, MO (13) Buchanan County, MO (59) Caldwell County, MO (15) Clay County, MO (75) DeKalb County, MO (2) Platte County, MO (72) Ray County, MO (13)  ClintonCounty(13) Clinton County (13)  BuchananCounty(59) Buchanan County (59)  CaldwellCounty(15) Caldwell County (15)  ClayCounty(75) Clay County (75)  DeKalbCounty(2) DeKalb County (2)  PlatteCounty(72) Platte County (72)  RayCounty(13) Ray County (13)
Plattsburg is the county seat for Clinton County
Adjacent to Clinton County, Missouri
      Buchanan County (59)  
      Caldwell County (15)  
      Clay County (75)  
      DeKalb County (2)  
      Platte County (72)  
      Ray County (13)  
 
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1 Missouri, Clinton County, Cameron — 1st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
Placed here on March 17, 1981 by Frank McQuinn, John Pete O'Connell, and Jim O'Connor in celebration of the 1st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade as a symbol dedicated to honor the Irish families that helped settle this area of Missouri.Map (db m67374) HM
2 Missouri, Clinton County, Cameron — Abraham Lincoln / John Wilkes Booth
Abraham Lincoln
1809 - 1865 16th President of the United States In 1859, the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad was the first to cross Missouri. That same year a little-known attorney from Illinois was traveling through Missouri by train. . . . Map (db m221274) HM
3 Missouri, Clinton County, Cameron — Cameron Railroads
In the 1920's Cameron boasted over 40 trains a day and three active stations, including the elaborate Cameron Junction, described as one of the most popular and elegant eating houses in the West. Two Cameron men are credited with initiating the . . . Map (db m86717) HM
4 Missouri, Clinton County, Cameron — Herbert Clark Hoover1874 - 1964 — 31st President of the United States —
In 1928, here at the Rock Island Railroad Depot, the Republican nominee for President was in Cameron. Local bridge builder J.C. Dildine and wife Rose, a member of the Republican State Committee, encouraged Hoover make a rear platform talk. But after . . . Map (db m221293) HM
5 Missouri, Clinton County, Cameron — John T. WalkerRock Island Lines — 1852 • 1922 —
The memorial tree planted nearby is dedicated by the Rock Island in affectionate memory of John T. Walker who by his industry courage and loyalty through every vicissitude signally aided in the development of the Chicago Rock . . . Map (db m67375) HM
6 Missouri, Clinton County, Cameron — Lee Purcell / Michael Douglas
Lee Purcell Actress, Producer Lee Purcell was just beginning her acting career in 1969 when she landed her first starring role in a film titled ”Adam at 6 A.M.” Produced by legendary actor Steve McQueen’s Solar Productions, McQueen himself . . . Map (db m223040) HM
7 Missouri, Clinton County, Cameron — Rutherford B. Hayes / William T. Sherman
Rutherford B. Hayes 1822—1893 19th President of the United States In 1879, things were different when the sitting President Rutherford B. Hayes and his friend General William Tecumseh Sherman stopped at the Junction Depot near Second and . . . Map (db m223033) HM
8 Missouri, Clinton County, Cameron — William Jennings Bryan
William Jennings Bryan 1860 - 1925 Attorney, Politician, Orator, Three-Time Presidential Nominee The Chautauqua movement of the early 20th century brought internationally known figures to rural America. One such notable at Cameron’s . . . Map (db m223042) HM
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9 Missouri, Clinton County, Cameron, Shoal Township — Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman 1884-1972 33rd President of the United States Harry S. Truman first came to Cameron while campaigning for Senate in 1934. His stage was a flatbed truck on Third Street. A few years later, in 1940, Truman spoke before . . . Map (db m223048) HM
10 Missouri, Clinton County, Cameron, Shoal Township — Jesse James
Jesse James 1847 - 1882 Outlaw In the years following the Civil War, Jesse James visited crime and mayhem on this territory. Banks and trains were favorite targets. The outlaw was a frequent visitor to Cameron, but never committed a . . . Map (db m223051) HM
11 Missouri, Clinton County, Plattsburg — Clinton County
Once forming part of Missouri's western boundary, Clinton County was organized in 1833 and named for N.Y. Governor DeWitt Clinton. It lost its boundary status in 1837 when the Indian Platte Purchase territory extended the State border to the . . . Map (db m198965) HM
12 Missouri, Clinton County, Plattsburg — David Rice Atchison1807-1888
President of United States one day Lawyer, statesman and jurist U.S. Senate 1843-1855Map (db m198963) HM
13 Missouri, Clinton County, Plattsburg — War Memorial
To those from Clinton County who have served and are serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. Also in memory of those who served in wars and conflicts prior to and inbetween those listed below. Revolutionary War War of 1812 Mexican . . . Map (db m198961) WM
 
 
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Jun. 10, 2023