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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fulton, Missouri
Location of Fulton, Missouri
► Callaway County (29) ► Audrain County (15) ► Boone County (43) ► Cole County (51) ► Montgomery County (9) ► Osage County (3)
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The Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi was chartered
by its General Fraternity on March 5, 1868.
Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi is the oldest chapter of any
collegiate fraternity or sorority in continuous existence
west of the . . . — — Map (db m119020) HM|
|Originally located on a bluff on Stinson Creek in northwest Fulton, about 200 yards north of the Boone's Lick Trail, this rock bears the name D. Boone with the date 1801 and an arrow pointing due west. — — Map (db m69693) HM|
The Civil War divided Missouri, but in Callaway County more soldiers served with the pro-Southern Missouri State Guard (MSG), the Confederate Army or irregular partisans. The MSG was a state-sanctioned force, organized in May 1861 to defend . . . — — Map (db m70386) HM|
Sacred to the memory of
Captain James Callaway,
who sacrificed his life in the defense of his
country, and who fell in the same battle in which
McMullin, McDermid and Houchins were killed.
Captain James Callaway,
raised and . . . — — Map (db m70383) HM WM|
|This is a two sided marker
Fulton was founded here in the Little Dixie Region of Missouri, 1825, to replace the poorly located Elizabeth as seat of Callaway County. Named for a grandson of Daniel Boone and War of 1812 . . . — — Map (db m78757) HM|
Marked by the
Daughters of the
State of Missouri
1913 — — Map (db m118981) HM|
Dedicated in 1922 to the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines of Callaway Co. who served their country in the World War of 1917-1918 and whose names now appear on bronze tablets in the Callaway Co. Court House.
This ground was acquired in 1921, through . . . — — Map (db m69665) HM WM|
Dedicated to the highest principles, President Robert L. D. "Larry" Davidson was a leader of character during times of both prosperity and adversity. As the 15th president of Westminster College, Davidson passionately invested in students, . . . — — Map (db m70395) HM|
Rev. William W. Robertson, (1807-1894), Presbyterian minister and educator, established Fulton Female Seminary (1850) on W 7th Street, originally known as Seminary Street. Rev. Robertson founded Westminster College in 1853. — — Map (db m70423) HM|
|Following the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, the country was divided into four zones of occupation by the World War II Allies. The United States, Great Britain, France and the Soviet Union. Berlin, located deep within the Soviet zone also was . . . — — Map (db m59080) HM|
|Commemorates Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech delivered at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri on March 5, 1946, in which he warned:
"From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an IRON CURTAIN has descended across the Continent. . . . — — Map (db m59085) HM|
|The Church of St. Mary Aldermanbury first mentioned in 1181, destroyed by the Great Fire of London in 1666, rebuilt by Christopher Wren, destroyed by bombing in 1940. The remaining fabric removed to Westminster College in 1966 and restored as this . . . — — Map (db m59087) HM|
"The Columns" atop this hill are the venerated remains of Westminster College's original academic building, Westminster Hall, destroyed by fire in 1909. Founded in 1851, Westminster was one of the few Missouri colleges to function in some fashion . . . — — Map (db m70437) HM|
|This gun was placed here by Callaway Post 2657, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, and the City of Fulton, in honor of the Callaway men and women who served their country in all of its wars. — — Map (db m69667) WM|
In honored memory of those from Callaway County who gave their lives in the service of our country. They joined an unbroken line of patriots who died, that liberty, freedom and justice might live and grow.
Erected May 29, 1989
[Rolls of . . . — — Map (db m69691) WM|
"A reminder of the historic past and a symbol of strength for the future."
The Columns of Old Westminster Hall, built in 1858, preserved after the Fire of 1909, repaired by the Class of 1927 and rebuilt in 1972 by many loyal alumni. . . . — — Map (db m70419) HM|
|Stepping stone to knowledge for more than 8,000 Westminster men — — Map (db m70415) HM|
In memory of
William Chrisman Swope
1878 - 1909
Graduated from Westminster 1900
Faithful to every duty, self-sacrificing and helpful. A loyal officer in his church, a sincere and devout Christian
————— . . . — — Map (db m70421) HM|
In this building
5 March 1946
the Right Honorable
Wartime Prime Minister of
"Iron Curtain" Speech
having been introduced by
Harry S. Truman
President of the
United . . . — — Map (db m70417) HM|