“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 Monroe County, Missouri

Clickable Map of Monroe 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> Monroe County, MO (4) Audrain County, MO (15) Macon County, MO (6) Marion County, MO (69) Ralls County, MO (10) Randolph County, MO (4) Shelby County, MO (2)  MonroeCounty(4) Monroe County (4)  AudrainCounty(15) Audrain County (15)  MaconCounty(6) Macon County (6)  MarionCounty(69) Marion County (69)  RallsCounty(10) Ralls County (10)  RandolphCounty(4) Randolph County (4)  ShelbyCounty(2) Shelby County (2)
Paris is the county seat for Monroe County
Adjacent to Monroe County, Missouri
      Audrain County (15)  
      Macon County (6)  
      Marion County (69)  
      Ralls County (10)  
      Randolph County (4)  
      Shelby County (2)  
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1 Missouri, Monroe County, Florida — Mark Twain
Mark Twain (Samuel Longhorne Clemens) was born in the nearby village of Florida, Nov. 30, 1835. His birthplace was given to the Mark Twain Memorial Park Association by M.A. Violette, 1924, and is maintained as a museum. The two-room clapboard . . . Map (db m161083) HM
2 Missouri, Monroe County, Florida — The Town of FloridaBirthplace of Mark Twain
Florida, Mo., a settlement of about 60 families and several businesses, “...had two streets, each a couple of hundred yards long; the rest of the avenues mere lanes, with rail fences and cornfields on either side. Both the streets and lanes . . . Map (db m123614) HM
3 Missouri, Monroe County, Monroe City — James MonroeFifth President of the United States 1817-1825 — Author of the Monroe Doctrine / Namesake of Monroe City and Monroe County —
James Monroe was born at Monroe's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia on April 28, 1758 to Scots-Welsh parents. He attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia but left school to enlist in the Third Virginia Regiment, . . . Map (db m149767) HM
4 Missouri, Monroe County, Shelbina — Trail of Death
On October 13, 1838 about 800 Potawatomi Indians camped at Clinton, Mo (North Fork) on the forced removal from Indiana to Oklahoma. They had traveled 17 miles from See's Creek. Chief Ash-Kum asked that Gen. A. Morgan not leave the emigration . . . Map (db m221437) HM
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Dec. 3, 2023