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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jefferson County, Missouri

Clickable Map of Jefferson 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> Jefferson County, MO (33) Franklin County, MO (130) St. Francois County, MO (2) St. Louis County, MO (555) Ste. Genevieve County, MO (12) Washington County, MO (10) Monroe County, IL (153)  JeffersonCounty(33) Jefferson County (33)  FranklinCounty(130) Franklin County (130)  St.FrancoisCounty(2) St. Francois County (2)  St.LouisCounty(555) St. Louis County (555)  Ste.GenevieveCounty(12) Ste. Genevieve County (12)  WashingtonCounty(10) Washington County (10)  MonroeCountyIllinois(153) Monroe County (153)
Hillsboro is the county seat for Jefferson County
Adjacent to Jefferson County, Missouri
      Franklin County (130)  
      St. Francois County (2)  
      St. Louis County (555)  
      Ste. Genevieve County (12)  
      Washington County (10)  
      Monroe County, Illinois (153)  
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1 Missouri, Jefferson County, Arnold — Dedicated to all those that made the supreme sacrifice
Dedicated to all those that made the supreme sacrifice to make this Nation strong We will never forget them. May 30 1983. Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.Map (db m172893) WM
2 Missouri, Jefferson County, Arnold — In Honor of Those Who Made the Ultimatine Sacrifice
US Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, U.S. Army, Air force, U.S. Air Force, United States Cost Guard, United States Merchant Marine. John Becker, Charles Meyer, Gustave Becker, Melvin Herrell, Walter Habererger, Louis Crosby, Harrison Clifton, Robert . . . Map (db m172889) WM
3 Missouri, Jefferson County, Arnold — POW * MIA
POW * MIA you are not forgotten Auxiliary Post Officers of V.F.W 2593 Dedicated May 31 2010, Donated by Men's Aux. President Terry dankel, Sr Vice Joe Rambicourt Jr., Jr. Vice Charles Huey, Treasure John Ossenfort, Secretary Tom Laxton. Other . . . Map (db m172884) WM
4 Missouri, Jefferson County, Arnold — V.F.W. Post 2593 Remembers
V.F.W. Post 2593 remembers SGT. Edward Forrest, S/SGT. Gary Woods, SFC. Bryan Hall, SFC. Jason Pautsch, PFC. Bryce Gautier, K. I. A. April 10 2009 Mosul, Iraq.Map (db m172897) WM
5 Missouri, Jefferson County, Cedar Hill — In Memory of Our Heroic Comrades
In memory of our heroic comrades who made the supreme sacrifice that liberty and justice shall not perish from the earth.Map (db m191474) WM
6 Missouri, Jefferson County, Cedar Hill — Veterans Memorial
To our comrades who have fallen in all the battles for our democracy, to those who have served and continued to serve, this monument is dedicated. Let no man forget the sacrifice these valiant men and women have made in the name of our great . . . Map (db m191429) WM
7 Missouri, Jefferson County, Crystal City — Crystal City Cententennial 1911-2011
1911 Mayor F. A. Johnson 2011 Mayor Thomas V. Schilly In celebration of 100 years. This monument is dedicated to all past, present, and future citizens of Crystal City, Missouri on this day June 5, 2011.Map (db m173160) HM
8 Missouri, Jefferson County, De Soto — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice and gave their lives on the altar of patriotism to a great and grateful America. May their souls rest in peace O Lord and let this eternal flame shine on them.Map (db m205095) WM
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9 Missouri, Jefferson County, DeSoto — Rock Carvings
Rituals Little is known about the purpose of these petroglyphs. They are not a form of writing and cannot be translated. These figures may have been produced as a part of either a personal or group ritual, designed to influence events in . . . Map (db m205148) HM
10 Missouri, Jefferson County, Festus — Austin-Pitcairn Roadside Park
This park commentators those who pioneered the industries of this area and those who contributed in great measure to their development. Outstanding among these were Moses Austin of Missouri, who brought lead to the Mississippi River near here . . . Map (db m160751) HM
11 Missouri, Jefferson County, Festus — In Memorian
In Memoriam to those who gave the last full measure of devotion for the principals of justice, freedom and democracy in the great wars of our countryMap (db m173121) WM
12 Missouri, Jefferson County, Festus — Jefferson Memorial Post 3777
This memorial dedicated July 4th. 1968 To the strengthening of our divinely inspired heritage, a true belief in God, and the perseverance of our beloved country to the glory of God and the salvation of mankind. And to the men who fought the . . . Map (db m173120) WM
13 Missouri, Jefferson County, Festus — U.S. Air Force F-84 Thunderstreak
U.S. Air Force F-84 Thunderstreak Flown By Major J Santschi, Festus, Mo. Dedicated to all the men and woman who served in the Armed Forces of the United States.Map (db m173159) WM
14 Missouri, Jefferson County, Festus — World War I Memorial
This tree planted in memory of our Boys who served God and Country in the World War 1917-1918Map (db m172860) WM
15 Missouri, Jefferson County, High Ridge — In Honor of Those from this Community
In honor of those from this community, who so nobly served in the armed forces and in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for our community. Robert M. Stacy Leonard W Delbruegge Map (db m191403) WM
16 Missouri, Jefferson County, High Ridge — In Memory of those who Served — High Ridge VFW Post 6516
Anthony B. Gentz • Arnie R. Upshaw • Orin D. Mann • J. C. Poore • Herbert LaRose • Oliver K. McNamee • Lyle Helper • Logan Holandsworth • Richard E. Dickerson • Robert L. Payne • Jessie C Clonts • Kelly R. Clonts • Thurston E. Clonts • T. Robert . . . Map (db m191475) WM
17 Missouri, Jefferson County, High Ridge — This Memorial Dedicated through the generosity of Captain R. A. Gentz
This memorial dedicated through the generosity of Captain R. A. "Tony" Gentz U. S. Army Aircorp WWIIMap (db m191404) WM
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18 Missouri, Jefferson County, Hillsboro — Covered Bridges in Missouri
In Missouri, the covered bridge was first used in the 1850s when roads, railroads and overland transportation in general became a practical and important mode of travel. The first covered bridge in the state was built in 1851 in Boone County over . . . Map (db m211580) HM
19 Missouri, Jefferson County, Hillsboro — Governor Thomas C. Fletcher House
Governor Thomas C. Fletcher House Built c. 1851 has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m144699) HM
20 Missouri, Jefferson County, Hillsboro — History of Covered Bridges in America
Covered bridges have existed for nearly all of man's recorded history. Ancient Babylonians are credited with having erected the first such structure over the Euphrates River about 783 B.C. It continued to be a popular bridging method with similar . . . Map (db m214354) HM
21 Missouri, Jefferson County, Hillsboro — History of Sandy Creek Covered Bridge
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge is one of three historic Howe-truss bridges in Missouri. The bridge is 74 feet, 6 inches long and 18 feet, 10 inches wide with an entrance height of 13 feet. The original bridge was built in 1872 by John Hathaway Morse and . . . Map (db m211581) HM
22 Missouri, Jefferson County, Hillsboro — Jefferson County
Historic Jefferson County, organized in 1818, the eighth to be formed in Missouri, lies in the southeast Lead Belt, region of the state's oldest settlements. Probably the first American settlement in Missouri was made in this county near the mouth . . . Map (db m143477) HM
23 Missouri, Jefferson County, Hillsboro — Jefferson County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all veterans of Jefferson County who answered their Country's call in its time of need. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 Map (db m205093) WM
24 Missouri, Jefferson County, Hillsboro — Restoration of Sandy Creek Covered Bridge
Why Restore a Covered Bridge? Quite a few people asked that question when plans were made to start restoration on Sandy Creek Covered Bridge. Some of the more important reasons include the following: •Many covered bridges are . . . Map (db m211579) HM
25 Missouri, Jefferson County, Hillsboro — The Veterans of all Wars From Jefferson County
This monument erected to honor the veterans of all wars from Jefferson Co. both living and dead.Map (db m205020) WM
26 Missouri, Jefferson County, Hillsboro — To Commemorate the Removal Of the County Seat From Herculaneum
To commemorate the removal of the county seat from Herculaneum 1818 to Hillsboro 1840. In commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of its organization Dec. 8 1818.Map (db m205094) HM
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27 Missouri, Jefferson County, House Springs — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who fought for our freedom.Map (db m191388) WM
28 Missouri, Jefferson County, Imperial — Bring Us Home — POW ★ MIA — You are not forgotten —
Dedicated to all POW-MIA'S of all wars and all conflicts POW's WW II Clyde D Baker • Jim R Zachary • Walter W. Dickerson • Donald A. Dreifke • Victor W. Breite Viet Nam Clarence D. BuntingMap (db m172904) WM
29 Missouri, Jefferson County, Imperial — Flame of Freedom
Dedicated to the Veterans of all WarsMap (db m172912) WM
30 Missouri, Jefferson County, Imperial — Quarry Operations — A journey back through time
The rock face before you is not the natural bluff face. In 1905, the Union Sand and Material Company of St. Louis operated a lime plant here. Three quarries exist within the park; you are standing in the largest one. A smaller one exists at . . . Map (db m179355) HM
31 Missouri, Jefferson County, Kimmswick — El Camino Real
. . . Map (db m172878) HM
32 Missouri, Jefferson County, Kimmswick — Windsor Harbor Road Bridge
Carondelet, Missouri 1874–1928 Moved to this site 1930 The County Commission of Jefferson County, Missouri, transferred ownership of this bridge to the Kimmswick Historical Society following its placement on the National Register of Historic . . . Map (db m198388) HM
33 Missouri, Jefferson County, Sulphur Springs — Welcome to Sulphur Springs Landing
Site of Missouri's worst train wreck Aug 5 1922 34 died 150+ injuredMap (db m172881) HM
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Jun. 8, 2023