North and west of this location, the Battle of Belmont was fought on November 7, 1861. It was the first battle in which Ulysses S. Grant commanded an army. He had recently been promoted to Brigadier General and placed in command of the federal . . . — — Map (db m17763) HM
(Front): Comprising 411 square miles of Missouri's great alluvial plain, this county, organized in 1845, is a high producer of cotton, grain, and soybeans. The Mississippi (Algonquin Indian for Great Water), flowing along some 70 miles of the . . . — — Map (db m17721) HM
Rev. Owen Whitfield with the support of local landowner, Mr. Thad Snow, and 1500 black and white sharecroppers camped here in harsh January weather several days in 1939 to protest the plight of Boot Heel sharecroppers. The event received national . . . — — Map (db m77862) HM
Meriwether Lewis left Pittsburgh Aug. 30, 1803, in the 55-foot keelboat built for him there. As he headed down the Ohio River, slowed by low water levels, he recruited men for the expedition and acquired two other smaller vessels (canoes or . . . — — Map (db m163264) HM
United States Military Academy at West Point 1946 University of Missouri School of Law 1952 State Representative from Mississippi County 1951-1961 Missouri Secretary of State 1961-1965 Missouri Governor 1965-1973 Sculptor Sabra . . . — — Map (db m190985) HM
One wintry morning in January 1939, residents of Southeast Missouri woke to find two thousand black & white sharecroppers alongside two state highways. With them were their families and the few meager belongings that they owned.
The . . . — — Map (db m216652) HM
Erected in Honor of those who served in the World War 1917 1918 Atcher, P. (Col) Cauthorne, L. N. Cooper, C. Cooper, J. N. Culp. J. Eaton, C. M. Edwards, C. Favors, John Greer, H. V. Gruner, H. L. Krauss, F. Mansfield, G. . . . — — Map (db m190995) WM