“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 Putnam County, Missouri

Clickable Map of Putnam 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> Putnam County, MO (6) Adair County, MO (4) Mercer County, MO (4) Schuyler County, MO (2) Sullivan County, MO (5) Appanoose County, IA (4) Wayne County, IA (4)  PutnamCounty(6) Putnam County (6)  AdairCounty(4) Adair County (4)  MercerCounty(4) Mercer County (4)  SchuylerCounty(2) Schuyler County (2)  SullivanCounty(5) Sullivan County (5)  AppanooseCountyIowa(4) Appanoose County (4)  WayneCounty(4) Wayne County (4)
Unionville is the county seat for Putnam County
Adjacent to Putnam County, Missouri
      Adair County (4)  
      Mercer County (4)  
      Schuyler County (2)  
      Sullivan County (5)  
      Appanoose County, Iowa (4)  
      Wayne County, Iowa (4)  
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1 Missouri, Putnam County, Unionville — Basking Ridge Oak(Quercus alba)
The Basking Ridge Oak stands in the churchyard of the Presbyterian Church in the center of Basking Ridge, New Jersey which was settled in 1720. The tree is associated with the stirring events of the American Revolution. In 1776 General Charles Lee . . . Map (db m188196) HM
2 Missouri, Putnam County, Unionville — Clark Coffeetree(Gymnocladus dioicus)
George Rodgers Clark (1752-1818) was an American frontiersman and Revolutionary War leader. One of his other ventures was to try to make “coffee” from the seeds of this tree — making seeds available to Thomas Jefferson and other contemporaries. . . . Map (db m188197) HM
3 Missouri, Putnam County, Unionville — Continental Flight 11 MemorialMay 22, 1962 — "Lest We Forget" —
[north side] This Continental Flight 11 tragedy occurred in Putnam County on May 22, 1962, and changed America’s air travel forever. The Hopes and Dreams of the families of the Passengers and Crew were destroyed. Dedicated on May 22, 2010, . . . Map (db m188199) HM
4 Missouri, Putnam County, Unionville — Moon Sycamore(Plantanus occidentalis)
This American sycamore is grown from one of the small number of seeds carried to the moon and back by Astronaut Stuart Roosa on the February 1971 Apollo 14 flight. The seeds were germinated by a US Forest Service scientist at NASA's manned space . . . Map (db m188195) HM
5 Missouri, Putnam County, Unionville — Unionville
[side 1] Judicial seat of Putnam County since 1853, Unionville lies 1070 feet above sea level in a scenic region of wooded hills and rolling prairies. Unionville, first named Harmony, was the fifth site to be designated county . . . Map (db m179724) HM
6 Missouri, Putnam County, Unionville, Union Township — Johnny Appleseed Tree(Malus pumila)
Many believe that Johnny Appleseed is a fictional character, but he was real — John Chapman (1775-1845). He belonged to a mystical Swedish Religion and when his wife died at an early age he took that as a sign from God that he should spend the rest . . . Map (db m216956) HM
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Jun. 6, 2023