“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Harrisonville, Missouri

Clickable Map of Cass 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> Cass County, MO (40) Bates County, MO (23) Henry County, MO (7) Jackson County, MO (345) Johnson County, MO (19) Johnson County, KS (104) Miami County, KS (26)  CassCounty(40) Cass County (40)  BatesCounty(23) Bates County (23)  HenryCounty(7) Henry County (7)  JacksonCounty(345) Jackson County (345)  JohnsonCounty(19) Johnson County (19)  JohnsonCountyKansas(104) Johnson County (104)  MiamiCounty(26) Miami County (26)
Harrisonville is the county seat for Cass County
Harrisonville is in Cass County
      Cass County (40)  
      Bates County (23)  
      Henry County (7)  
      Jackson County (345)  
      Johnson County (19)  
      Johnson County, Kansas (104)  
      Miami County, Kansas (26)  
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1Missouri (Cass County), Harrisonville — Burnt District MonumentThe Heart of the Burnt District — Missouri's Civil War —
The Civil War on the Missouri-Kansas border was an extension of the raiding and looting that took place during the Bleeding Kansas era of 1854 to 1860. Early in the war, Kansas Jayhawkers and Redlegs dressed in blue Union uniforms looted and . . . Map (db m20318) HM
2Missouri (Cass County), Harrisonville — Cass County
Midway on Missouri's western border, Cass County was organized in 1835 and named Van Buren. The Free-Soil Party affiliation of Martin Van Buren led to name change, in 1849 for Democrat Lewis Cass. In territory ceded by Osage tribes 1825, the county . . . Map (db m20267) HM
3Missouri (Cass County), Harrisonville — General Order No. 11Aug. 25, 1863 — Brig. Gen. Thomas Ewing —
(No inscription except for the title and portraits of significant personalities. This historical marker tells its story pictorially.) [Portraits of] Lewis Cass • L.O. Kunze Henry & Bursheba Younger [William] Quantrill • Cole Younger . . . Map (db m50871) HM
4Missouri (Cass County), Harrisonville — Harrisonville WWI Memorial
In Memory of our World War VeteransMap (db m20702) HM
5Missouri (Cass County), Harrisonville — Jennison’s Jayhawks raid Harrisonville SquareJuly 1861
(No inscription except for the title. This historical marker tells its story pictorially.)Map (db m50870) HM
6Missouri (Cass County), Harrisonville — Lest We Forget
left tablet Stylized Eagle facing right perched on 3 arrows Lest we forget Korea map of Korea right tablet Stylized Eagle facing left perched on 3 arrows Lest we forget Vietnam map of Vietnam . . . Map (db m21314) WM
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7Missouri (Cass County), Harrisonville — The Burnt District Monument
(Left Side Plaque) The Burnt District / Jennison's Tombstones When the Civil War began, Cass County was home to over 1,700 families. The population of 8,900 free whites and 1,000 slaves reflected widely diverse origins. Many had . . . Map (db m22089) HM
8Missouri (Cass County), Harrisonville — United We Stand Divided We Fall
The Cass Co. Judges who suffered imprisonment by the U.S. Federal Courts rather than make a tax levy to pay fraudulent Co. and Township Railroad Bonds. FE Johnston WP Barnes Sept 1 1883 to Jan 1 1884 WA Wray FM George ET . . . Map (db m20268) HM
9Missouri (Cass County), Harrisonville — Wayside RestThe Robert Allison Brown House — Circa 1850 —
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Not open to the publicMap (db m99463) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022