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

Clickable Map of Montgomery County, Kansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Montgomery County, KS (51) Chautauqua County, KS (3) Elk County, KS (7) Labette County, KS (18) Neosho County, KS (28) Wilson County, KS (17) Nowata County, OK (1) Washington County, OK (2)  MontgomeryCounty(51) Montgomery County (51)  ChautauquaCounty(3) Chautauqua County (3)  ElkCounty(7) Elk County (7)  LabetteCounty(18) Labette County (18)  NeoshoCounty(28) Neosho County (28)  WilsonCounty(17) Wilson County (17)  NowataCountyOklahoma(1) Nowata County (1)  WashingtonCounty(2) Washington County (2)
Independence is the county seat for Montgomery County
Independence is in Montgomery County
      Montgomery County (51)  
      Chautauqua County (3)  
      Elk County (7)  
      Labette County (18)  
      Neosho County (28)  
      Wilson County (17)  
      Nowata County, Oklahoma (1)  
      Washington County, Oklahoma (2)  
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1 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — A. C. Stich Memorial
to Captain S. D. Elliott Lieutenant W. McTaggart and other brave soldiers of the 20th Kansas who fell in the Spanish American WarMap (db m61449) WM
2 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial BridgeIn Memory Of — Montgomery County Bridge No. 628 —
O. Glenn Dewlen Born Nov. 4, 1896 Killed Sept. 26, 1918 Argonne Forest Company "K" 137th Inf. 35th Division Harry F. Spohnhauer Born Oct. 11, 1896 Killed Nov. 2, 1918 Meuse Argonne Offensive Company "H" 353rd Inf. . . . Map (db m61437) WM
3 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — Dr. George TannNovember 27, 1825 - March 31, 1909
A Negro doctor that doctored the Ingalls for malaria in 1870Map (db m57821) HM
4 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — 56 — Drum Creek and the Civil War
During the Civil War, militias from both the Union and Confederate sides were stealing the Osages' cattle, harassing their villages, and blaming the Indians for raids actually committed by Americans. Osage leader Charles Mongrain cautioned everyone . . . Map (db m60477) HM
5 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — Etchen Studebaker Sales & Service1925 — Historic Landmark —
The swastika was an ancient religious icon meaning “well-being” or “good luck” until the 1930’s.Map (db m229884) HM
6 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — F-100F Super Sabre
Manufacturer: North American Aviation, Inc. from 1956 through 1959 Crew: Pilot and Weapons Officer Primary Service: Vietnam War Aircraft Classification: Fighter-Bomber Length of Fuselage: 47.4 feet Wingspan : 38.8 feet Height: 16.2 . . . Map (db m61567) HM
7 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — First Night Game in Organized Baseball Reported missing
Played Here Shulthis Stadium April 28, 1930 Western Association League Independence Producers vs Muskogee ChiefsMap (db m57831) HM
8 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — Kayo's BoysWalter "Kayo" Emmot
The Undefeated 1957 [Photo, Roster, Victories, Trophy] The Undefeated 1958 [Photo, Roster, Victories, Trophy] The Undefeated 1959 [Photo, Roster, Victories, Trophy] The Undefeated 1960 [Photo, Roster, Victories, . . . Map (db m61646) HM
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9 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — Princess Cartwright's "Remington"Public Ambassador, IFD Firedog, and Multi-National Field Trial Champion — 07/07/2007 - 02/20/2020 —
Remington expertly served as one of the City’s top public ambassadors and community fundraisers. He performed many duties including fire prevention and safety education in local schools throughout his 6 years in public service with the Independence . . . Map (db m229829) HM
10 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
[The original marker has been removed] Dedicated Feb. 17, 1952 by Boy Scouts of America Rededication by President Gerald R. Ford in memory Gary W. Moffatt Coordinator Independence Police Reserve Unit Assistant Coordinator . . . Map (db m61439) HM
11 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — Stoddard - Thompson Memorial BellMrs. S.A. Stoddard, 1872; Frank Thompson, 1990
The Mite Society of the First Presbyterian Church presented this bell in 1872 in memory of Mrs. S.A. Stoddard, wife of the first pastor. This historic church bell was erected in the courtyard in November 1990 in memory of Frank Thompson through . . . Map (db m61448) HM
12 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — United Spanish War Veterans Memorial1898 - 1902 — Army - Navy —
William McTaggart Camp No. 25 instituted Sept 25 1920 USA · Cuba · Porto Rico Philippine IslandsMap (db m57815) WM
13 Kansas, Montgomery County, Independence — Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of Our Departed ComradesMap (db m61524) WM
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Apr. 13, 2024