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

Clickable Map of Lafayette 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> Lafayette County, MO (56) Carroll County, MO (8) Jackson County, MO (345) Johnson County, MO (19) Pettis County, MO (43) Ray County, MO (13) Saline County, MO (6)  LafayetteCounty(56) Lafayette County (56)  CarrollCounty(8) Carroll County (8)  JacksonCounty(345) Jackson County (345)  JohnsonCounty(19) Johnson County (19)  PettisCounty(43) Pettis County (43)  RayCounty(13) Ray County (13)  SalineCounty(6) Saline County (6)
Lexington is the county seat for Lafayette County
Higginsville is in Lafayette County
      Lafayette County (56)  
      Carroll County (8)  
      Jackson County (345)  
      Johnson County (19)  
      Pettis County (43)  
      Ray County (13)  
      Saline County (6)  
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1Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Confederate Home Chapel Restoration
To those men who bore the battle and to their wives and their families we dedicate our effort in the restoration of this chapel. July 1976Map (db m90970) WM
2Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Confederate Memorial Park
The spot where you are standing was once a potato field farmed by the employees, and to a lesser extent, the residents of the Confederate Home. The Confederate Home Board requested the state legislature to set aside 92 acres of the home's farm . . . Map (db m90937) HM
3Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Confederate Memorial State Historic Site
Flags at the Confederate Home of Missouri According to Confederate Home records, news clippings, letters, post cards and other images, the United States flag was flown routinely at the Confederate Home of Missouri. The Confederate Home board . . . Map (db m91050) HM
4Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Confederate Soldiers' Monument
Dedicated to the Memory and Valor of the Confederate Soldiers Confederate Memorial Park Higginsville, Missouri June 2, 1935Map (db m90944) HM
5Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Confederate States of America - Battle Flags
Confederate Battle Flag This battle flag, often called the Southern Cross flag, is the flag most often associated with the Confederate States of America (CSA) today. The Army of Northern Virginia first used the design as a square flag. . . . Map (db m91054) HM
6Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Confederate States of America - National Flags
Stars and Bars Flag Adopted in March 1861, the Stars and Bars was the first national flag officially used by the Confederate States of America (CSA). Seven stars represented each of the seven original states of the CSA. The flag gained stars . . . Map (db m91051) HM
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7Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Cottage Row [and] The Confederate Home Chapel
Cottage Row Among the first buildings to be constructed at the Confederate Home of Missouri were small frame houses making up Cottage Row. These three room cottages were located along both sides of the road and served as independent living . . . Map (db m90950) HM
8Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Lafayette County's First Railroad
In March 1872 Harvey Higgins deeded this two block strip of land to the Lexington and St. Louis Railroad stipulating that a depot be built here. The railroad was the first in the county and its depot was the nucleus of Higginsville. In 1880 the . . . Map (db m140277) HM
9Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Lion of Lucerne
In Memoriam Our Confederate Dead reverse of Memorial 1861 Gloria Victus 1865Map (db m42858) HM
10Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Our Confederate DeadConfederate Home of Missouri Cemetery
The Confederate Home Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 800 people. It was established early in the history of the Confederate Soldiers Home of Missouri. The first interment was in 1891; the last occurred in 1950 when John T. . . . Map (db m91052) HM
11Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — The Confederate Home of Missouri
Missouri's Confederate Soldiers Home dates to the early 1890s. It was conceived as a place of refuge and residence for indigent Confederate veterans, their spouses and minor children. It was the only such facility in the states constructed and . . . Map (db m90945) HM
12Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Their Waning Years
Without government pensions like those available to their former adversaries in the Union Army, aging, indigent Confederate veterans with disabilities relied on family and friends for assistance. By the late 1880s, it was apparent that the burden . . . Map (db m90925) HM
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Sep. 28, 2022