“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 Fair Haven, Missouri

Clickable Map of Vernon 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> Vernon County, MO (22) Barton County, MO (7) Bates County, MO (23) Cedar County, MO (12) St. Clair County, MO (8) Bourbon County, KS (55) Crawford County, KS (66) Linn County, KS (65)  VernonCounty(22) Vernon County (22)  BartonCounty(7) Barton County (7)  BatesCounty(23) Bates County (23)  CedarCounty(12) Cedar County (12)  St.ClairCounty(8) St. Clair County (8)  BourbonCountyKansas(55) Bourbon County (55)  CrawfordCounty(66) Crawford County (66)  LinnCounty(65) Linn County (65)
Nevada is the county seat for Vernon County
Fair Haven is in Vernon County
      Vernon County (22)  
      Barton County (7)  
      Bates County (23)  
      Cedar County (12)  
      St. Clair County (8)  
      Bourbon County, Kansas (55)  
      Crawford County, Kansas (66)  
      Linn County, Kansas (65)  
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1 Missouri, Vernon County, Fair Haven — Archaeology
The main source for information about the Osage Indians' daily life is in the ground beneath us. Like pages of a book, archaeology can reveal stories about who the people were and how they lived. Information is revealed not only by the . . . Map (db m61399) HM
2 Missouri, Vernon County, Fair Haven — Changing Life Styles
American Attitudes Toward The Osage In March 1804, the United States took possession of the Louisiana Territory, almost doubling the size of the United States. This provided growing space for an expanding population. The Lewis and Clark . . . Map (db m61396) HM
3 Missouri, Vernon County, Fair Haven — Encounter With Europeans: The Change Begins
Marquette and Joliet The first reference to the Osage Indians was in 1673 when Louis Joliet and Father Jacques Marquette descended the Mississippi River from the Great Lakes and stopped at the mouth of the Missouri River. They collected . . . Map (db m61381) HM
4 Missouri, Vernon County, Fair Haven — Osage Sites in the Area
The small area (about 12 by 10 miles) where Osage Village State Historic Site is located, contains almost all of the Osage sites and early French and American sites relating to the Osage in Missouri. 1. Osage Village Site The site on . . . Map (db m61407) HM
5 Missouri, Vernon County, Fair Haven — The Osage and the Fur Trade
Hunting and furs were already important factors in the Osage way of life and Europeans capitalized on this. By trading furs for articles manufactured by Europeans, both groups got something they wanted. While the Indians got kettles, axes, hoes, . . . Map (db m61382) HM
6 Missouri, Vernon County, Fair Haven — The Osage Indians
The small hill to your right was once the site of an Osage Indian village. More than 300 years ago, this site would have been covered with large, rectangular homes for a tribe of people who have become a symbol of history on the prairie. This . . . Map (db m40960) HM
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Dec. 8, 2023