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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Defiance, Missouri

Clickable Map of St. Charles 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> St. Charles County, MO (233) Franklin County, MO (134) Lincoln County, MO (7) St. Louis County, MO (607) Warren County, MO (27) Calhoun County, IL (6) Jersey County, IL (22) Madison County, IL (217)  St.CharlesCounty(233) St. Charles County (233)  FranklinCounty(134) Franklin County (134)  LincolnCounty(7) Lincoln County (7)  St.LouisCounty(607) St. Louis County (607)  WarrenCounty(27) Warren County (27)  CalhounCountyIllinois(6) Calhoun County (6)  JerseyCounty(22) Jersey County (22)  MadisonCounty(217) Madison County (217)
St. Charles is the county seat for St. Charles County
Defiance is in St. Charles County
      St. Charles County (233)  
      Franklin County (134)  
      Lincoln County (7)  
      St. Louis County (607)  
      Warren County (27)  
      Calhoun County, Illinois (6)  
      Jersey County, Illinois (22)  
      Madison County, Illinois (217)  
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1 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — A Defiant Tale
Around the time of the Civil War, southwestern St. Charles County was a rural and isolated community. By 1888, the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad negotiated to extend its line through the region. As the railroad moved in, two towns sprung up . . . Map (db m133233) HM
2 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — Baseball in Defiance
Baseball has played an important role in the lives of St. Charles County residents. According to the St. Charles News, the first recorded local game was played July 1, 1875 between the St. Charles Browns and the St. Charles Acadia. . . . Map (db m169482) HM
3 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — Boone HomesteadDonated by Randall and Alean Andrae
The Andrae family held the Boone Homestead for nearly forty years. Randall Andrae and his wife, Alean, made a major donation of the property to Lindenwood University in honor of his parents. Rolla Phelps Andrae. Randall and Alean gave this gift to . . . Map (db m169515) HM
4 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — Daniel BooneBorn November 2, 1734 — Died at the Boone Home September 26, 1820 —
Served as a militia officer rising to the rank of colonel during the American Revolution (1775 - 1783)Map (db m169495) WM
5 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — Daniel Boone Home
The Daniel Boone Home, Defiance, Missouri, stands in an enchanting wooded hillside setting surrounded by stately elms, including the 16½-ft. girth Judgment Tree. This four-story Georgian-style structure is as staunch and solid as the . . . Map (db m169494) HM
6 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — Isaac McCormick House
Isaac McCormick House This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior c. 1867 Map (db m169489) HM
7 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — Nathan BooneBorn: March 2, 1781 — Died at Ash Grove, MO October 26, 1856 —
Served during the War of 1812 as captain with company of Missouri Rangers, in 1820 as delegate to the Missouri Constitutional Convention, and from 1833 to 1853 in the U.S. Army rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.Map (db m169497) HM WM
8 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — School Days In Defiance
Known as "Sycamore School", the first public school in Defiance was organized around 1881. Located in the floodplains of Darst Bottom, this one-room schoolhouse provided first-through eighth-grade instruction to students living within a . . . Map (db m133234) HM
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9 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — Searching for OpportunityDaniel Boone's Life and Impact on Western Expansion
Who was Daniel Boone? Many picture Daniel Boone as a famous Kentucky pioneer and hunter. While this was certainly true, Boone participated in many other ventures throughout his long life. He was a blacksmith, land surveyor, business . . . Map (db m169496) HM
10 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — The Boone Home Construction
The Boone's constructed their home from Missouri Blue Limestone with the help of water. They drilled holes into the stone, filled them with water in Fall and Winter, and waited for the freezing water to expand and crack the stone.Map (db m169513) HM
11 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — The Daniel Boone Home
This tablet marks the Daniel Boone Home where Colonel Daniel Boone lived and died on September 26, 1820Map (db m169502) HM
12 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — The Final MoveThe Boone Family in Missouri
Opportunities for new land called many families westward. The Boone's were no exception to the lure of prosperity. In 1799, at the age of sixty-five, Daniel Boone, his wife Rebecca Bryan, and several children and family friends moved to Spanish . . . Map (db m169514) HM
13 Missouri, St. Charles County, Defiance — The Sappington / Dressel Home
John Sappington Jr, a Revolutionary War Veteran, had 18 children, the oldest of which was Zephaniah. Sometime between 1804 and 1810 Zephaniah Sappington (1781-1857) constructed this house a few miles Southwest of St. Louis where he also operated . . . Map (db m169504) HM
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Apr. 24, 2024