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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jefferson City, Missouri

 
Clickable Map of Callaway County, Missouri and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Callaway County, MO (36) Audrain County, MO (15) Boone County, MO (43) Cole County, MO (56) Montgomery County, MO (11) Osage County, MO (4)  CallawayCounty(36) Callaway County (36)  AudrainCounty(15) Audrain County (15)  BooneCounty(43) Boone County (43)  ColeCounty(56) Cole County (56)  MontgomeryCounty(11) Montgomery County (11)  OsageCounty(4) Osage County (4)
Fulton is the county seat for Callaway County
Jefferson City is in Callaway County
      Callaway County (36)  
ADJACENT TO CALLAWAY COUNTY
      Audrain County (15)  
      Boone County (43)  
      Cole County (56)  
      Montgomery County (11)  
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1Missouri (Callaway County), Jefferson City — Bicentennial Monument
Cole County, Missouri Established November 16, 1820 Dedicated in this bicentennial year to those who have given life to Cole County, from the generations of Ancient Ones before the settlers of European and African lineage who formed our . . . Map (db m169397) HM
2Missouri (Callaway County), Jefferson City — History of Jefferson City Area
1826 Cedar City's Prosperity The town Hibernia exists in post office records from 1825. A wilder and wider Missouri River was a half mile closer then, and many people arrived by steamboat. While laying out a new town in 1872, David Kenney . . . Map (db m169401) HM
3Missouri (Callaway County), Jefferson City — Jefferson City & Fulton Points of Interest
Missouri State Capitol and Museum The Missouri State Capitol, built in 1918 of Carthage marble and standing 262 feet high, is a majestic site. On the first floor is the Missouri State Museum with one wing dedicated to the history of . . . Map (db m169402) HM
4Missouri (Callaway County), Jefferson City — Katy Trail State Park
Here at the North Jefferson Trail Head, on Sept. 29, 1996, the east and west sections of the Katy Trail were joined, forging the final link uniting St. Charles and Sedalia via Katy Trail State Park.Map (db m169404) HM
5Missouri (Callaway County), Jefferson City — Lewis and Clark in Missouri
Missouri was a beginning and end for the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Planned by President Thomas Jefferson and carried out by the two captains and a large crew, the expedition is a keystone American event. When the United States took ownership of . . . Map (db m169398) HM
6Missouri (Callaway County), Jefferson City — Missouri State Parks
From the time of the Louisiana Purchase and the expedition of Lewis and Clark, the 19th century saw Missouri and the nation journey from a rural frontier to an urban industrialized society. The dawn of the 20th century saw the recognition of a . . . Map (db m169403) HM
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7Missouri (Callaway County), Jefferson City — N. Jefferson to Hartsburg — Points of Interest
The distance from North Jefferson to Hartsburg is 10.4 miles. The trail passes through Claysville (milepost 149.8) and crosses Turkey, Cedar and Slate creeks. Bluffs are on the right side and a wide variety of habitats including farms and . . . Map (db m169399) HM
8Missouri (Callaway County), Jefferson City — N. Jefferson to Tebbetts — Points of Interest
The distance from North Jefferson to Tebbetts is 12 miles. The trail passes through Wainwright (milepost 137.6), which was named after a St. Louis financier who helped establish the Missouri, Kansas & Eastern Railroad, later part of the Katy. . . . Map (db m169400) HM
9Missouri (Callaway County), Jefferson City — 5KTR-W004 — The Great Flood of 1993 — Milepost 143.2
The list of recorded floods on the Missouri River is long, but the most devastating in recent history was the Great Flood of 1993. The river at Jefferson City crested more than 15 feet above flood stage. Throughout the Midwest that year, two . . . Map (db m169406) HM
10Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — 39th Regiment Monument
The remains of the members of Companies "A" "G" and "H" 39 Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry who were Killed in Action at Centralia, MO. on the 27th Day of September 1864 are interred here.Map (db m169372) WM
11Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — 75 mm Pack Howitzer on M8 Carriage
Gun Service: 1927-Present (ceremonial) Carriage Type: Box Trail Wheels: Steel (Rheumatic Tires) Length: 12 Feet Height: 3 Feet Armament: 1 x75 mm gun barrel Range: 5 miles Crew: 6 personnel Width: 3 Feet 9 Inches Weight: 1,439 . . . Map (db m210414) HM
12Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . Map (db m185496) HM
13Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Bicentennial Monument
Cole County November 16, 1820 State Capital October 1, 1826 State of Missouri August 10, 1821 This Bicentennial Monument, erected in 2020 by the Cole County Bicentennial Committee, is dedicated to the people of Cole . . . Map (db m169388) HM
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14Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Carnegie Library
Designated Landmark City of JeffersonMap (db m84654) HM
15Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Cole County World War Memorial
In Memory of the men from Cole County who died in the service of their state and country in the World's War 1917 to 1918 [Roll of Honored Dead]Map (db m62237) WM
16Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Corps of Discovery — (1804 - 1806)
Meriwether Lewis • William Clark York • Seaman • George Drouillard ——————— Sculptor: Sabra Tull Meyer Columbia, Missouri Project Designer: Austin Tao St. Louis, Missouri . . . Map (db m62317) HM
17Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — During the next four decades — ★ Sacrifice ★ Education ★ Equality ★ Humanity ★ Courage ★
During the next four decades, Lincoln University surpassed all expectations, growing into a culturally rich and diverse institution. In 1954, when the United States Supreme Court made Brown v. the Board of Education the law of the land, Lincoln . . . Map (db m169380) HM
18Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Exchange Bank
Missouri State Capitol Historic District Entered on the National Register of Historic Places Bicentennial 1776 - 1976Map (db m62238) HM
19Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — F-15 Eagle Fighter
Length: 63.9 feet Height: 18.6 feet Wingspan: 42.10 feet Speed: 1,650+ mph (Mach 2.5+) at high altitude Crew: 1 pilot Armament: 1x 20 mm M61A1 Vulcan 6-barreled Gatling cannon (940 rounds) Hardpoints: Total 11 (not including CFTs), 2 . . . Map (db m210407) HM
20Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Freedom Corner
A tribute to our Armed Forces past, present, and future … Thank you for preserving our freedom.Map (db m169358) WM
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21Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — German Methodist Episcopal Church — 1874
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m169394) HM
22Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Gold Star Memorial
A tribute to the Gold Star Families whose loved one paid the ultimate price defending the United States of AmericaMap (db m144630) WM
23Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Grace Episcopal Church
Designated Landmark City of JeffersonMap (db m84688) HM
24Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Grand Army of the Republic Memorial
Given to the Department of Missouri Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic In memory of Fred C Trigg grandson of Thomas C. Ware Co C 37th Iowa Inf by his wife Edwina P Trigg National Secretary May 19, 1933 Dedicated . . . Map (db m169387) WM
25Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — James A. Houchin House
Designated Landmark City of JeffersonMap (db m84628) HM
26Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Jefferson City
Front The capital of Missouri, officially named the City of Jefferson in honor of the third U.S. President, is built on a site chosen by the First General Assembly, 1821, for a seat of government. St. Charles, until 1826, was the temporary . . . Map (db m62394) HM
27Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Jefferson City Greenway: — Lewis and Clark Trailhead Plaza
The Jefferson City Greenway is a linear park that serves as a conduit for non-motorized travelers to gain access to recreation areas, natural and cultural features, schools and businesses. The greenway is a multi-use trail designed to provide a . . . Map (db m62318) HM
28Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Jefferson City National Cemetery
Civil War Jefferson City In spring 1861, Missouri was a slave state divided over the issue of secession. An uneasy peace existed between pro-Confederate state government militia and Union forces headquartered in St. Louis. On June 11, 1861, . . . Map (db m169364) HM
29Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Judge J. C. Young House
Designated Landmark City of JeffersonMap (db m84650) HM
30Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Lewis and Clark Expedition
Commemorating the Lewis and Clark Expedition which explored these hills June 3 and 4, 1804 Cedar Island and Cedar Creek on the north shore of the Missouri River are especially mentioned in the Original Journals Of The . . . Map (db m62388) HM
31Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Lincoln University was founded — ★ Sacrifice ★ Education ★ Equality ★ Humanity ★ Courage ★
Lincoln University was founded by the black enlisted men of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantries and their white officers who fought for the cause of the Union during the Civil War. The black soldiers of these two regiments . . . Map (db m169375) HM
32Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — M551 Sheridan Tank
Service: 1969-1996 Width: 9.1 feet Weight: 34,000 lbs. Range: 348 miles Length: 20.6 feet Height: 7.5 feet Crew: 4 personnel Engine: GM Detroit diesel, 6 cylinder turbo 300 hp Speed: . . . Map (db m210416) HM
33Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — M901 ITV "Hammer Head"
Type: Tank Destroyer Service: 1969-1996 Origin: United States Length: 6.1 feet Width: 8.10 feet Height: 9.6 feet Weight: 12 metric tons Range: 300 miles Tow Range: 4200 meters Crew: 4 personnel Armament: M243 four tube grenade . . . Map (db m210412) HM
34Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Missouri Governor's Mansion — Built 1871
Designated Landmark City of JeffersonMap (db m84622) HM
35Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Missouri Motor Carriers Association Building
George W. Burruss, President Robert W. Wilson, Vice-President Dedication September 26, 2003 The Missouri Motor Carriers Association proudly dedicates this building in honor of these great men who have served the trucking industry with . . . Map (db m62223) HM
36Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association
On February 20, 1823, the U.S. government granted the land on which this building stands to the State of Missouri "for the purpose of fixing their seat of government thereon." The land was subsequently divided into 40 town lots, the first sale of . . . Map (db m62386) HM
37Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Missouri State Penitentiary Warden's House
The Colonel Darwin W. Marmaduke House (The Warden's Residence) 1888 Listed on The National Register of Historic Places Designated Landmark City of JeffersonMap (db m84624) HM
38Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Monroe House
Missouri State Capitol Historic District Entered on the National Register of Historic Places Bicentennial 1776 - 1976Map (db m62236) HM
39Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Navy Seabees
With willing hearts and skillful hands the difficult we do at once The impossible takes a bit longer Seabees Can Do We Build We Fight Map (db m169371) WM
40Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Nelson & Gertrude Burch House
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Nelson & Gertrude Burch House 1868 Map (db m169391) HM
41Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Oscar G. and Mary H. Burch House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m169389) HM
42Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Philip Hess House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m169393) HM
43Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . Map (db m62315) HM
44Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Robert William Wells — 1795 - 1864 — Site of Residence —
. . . Map (db m84716) HM
45Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Site of Price Mansion
For 63 years scene of Missouri's political and social activity Erected in 1842 by General Thomas Lawson Price 1809 - 1870 First Mayor of Jefferson City 1839 Lieut. Governor of Missouri 1849 Appointed Brigadier General by . . . Map (db m62221) HM
46Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Soldiers' Memorial Plaza
Dedicated to the Officers and Soldiers of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantries The construction of the Soldiers' Memorial Plaza was inspired by the vision of Dr. David B. Henson 17th President of . . . Map (db m62284) HM WM
47Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Spanish-American War Memorial
. . . Map (db m62390) WM
48Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — State Lot
A 32' Χ 60' section of Woodland Cemetery, was consecrated for burial of state officials, designating it as the "State Lot". Monuments erected here are by order of the General Assembly of the State of Missouri. There are 21 burials 1831-1898, . . . Map (db m169362) HM
49Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — State Lot
Governor Thomas Reynolds (1), 1840 - 1844 John S. Marmaduke (2), 1884 - 1887 State Representative Hardy Allard (7), 1836 - 1837 Yelverton O. Bannon (8), 1830 - 1831 Theophilus Bass (9), 1848 - 1849 Tyrrel Bruton (10), 1864 . . . Map (db m169363) HM
50Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Temple Beth El
The Missouri American Jewish Tercentenary Service commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the first Jewish settlement in the United States was held here on September 19, 1954. Missouri State Capitol Historic District . . . Map (db m62260) HM
51Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The Corps of Discovery in the Jefferson City Area
On June 4, 1804, a keelboat and two pirogues containing the members of the Corps of Discovery passed this spot as they headed upstream to the headwaters of the Missouri River and across the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. The Lewis and . . . Map (db m62379) HM
52Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The Exchange National Bank Building
Missouri State Capitol Historic District Entered on the National Register of Historic Places Bicentennial 1776 - 1976Map (db m62227) HM
53Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The founding of Lincoln University — Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri — ★ Sacrifice ★ Education ★ Equality ★ Humanity ★ Courage ★ —
Lincoln University was founded by the black enlisted men of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantries and their white officers who fought for the cause of the Union during the Civil War. the black soldiers of these two regiments were the . . . Map (db m169386) HM
54Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The Missouri River Valley as a Transportation Corridor
Lewis and Clark, 1804 "The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri river, & such principal stream of it, as, by its course & communication with the water of the Pacific ocean may offer the most direct & practicable water . . . Map (db m62349) HM
55Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The State Capital During The Civil War — A State Divided: The Civil War in Missouri
Jefferson City witnessed many dramatic events during the Civil War. In the early months of the war, Secessionists and Unionists engaged in a tense contest for dominance. It ended in the hasty flight of the elected pro-Southern government and its . . . Map (db m62402) HM
56Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The Tennessee House
Missouri State Capitol Historic District Entered on the National Register of Historic Places ★ Bicentennial ★ 1776 - 1976 Map (db m62225) HM
57Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Thomas Jefferson — 1743 - 1826 — Patria —
Third President of the United States Author of the Declaration of Independence and Father of the Louisiana PurchaseMap (db m62220) HM
58Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Towards the end of the war — ★ Sacrifice ★ Education ★ Equality ★ Humanity ★ Courage ★
Towards the end of the war, the men began to solicit funds to accomplish this dream. With some donating as much as a year's salary to the cause, they were able to collect more than $6,000. Their efforts resulted in the establishment of a school that . . . Map (db m169376) HM
59Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Veterans Memorial — 1776 - 1976
Dedicated to those who have served in the Armed Forces of our country.Map (db m169359) WM
60Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Veterans Memorial
In honor of those who gave the Ultimate Sacrifice in service to the United States of America and the families they left behind. The sacrifice will not be forgotten.Map (db m169374) WM
61Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Willis Porter Corwin — 9ABD
On this site, during the night hours of January 27, 1917, eighteen year old Willis Porter Corwin received and re-transmitted three Morse Code messages, which became the first successful one-way transcontinental relay of formal message traffic in . . . Map (db m62312) HM
62Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — With the deeding of the property to the state in 1879 — ★ Sacrifice ★ Education ★ Equality ★ Humanity ★ Courage ★
With the deeding of its property to the state in 1879, Lincoln Institute formally became a state institution. Later, under the Second Morrill Act of 1890, the school became a land-grant institution. In 1921, the Missouri Legislature passed a bill . . . Map (db m169379) HM
63Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Woodland-Old City Cemetery
History When Missouri became a state in 1821, the temporary seat of government was in St. Charles, Missouri. The Constitutional Convention was charged with the duty of selecting a permanent set of government and after much discussion and . . . Map (db m169360) HM
64Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — World War I Memorial
Dedicated Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11, 2014 The Honorable Ike Skelton U.S. Congressman (1977-2011) In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky . . . Map (db m169384) WM
65Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Young-Ewing House
Designated Landmark City of JeffersonMap (db m84653) HM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022