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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Kansas City, Missouri

 
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Location of Kansas City, Missouri
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    Jackson County (284)
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1Missouri (Clay County), Kansas City — Antioch Church
"The Antioch Congregation was organized as a Christain Church (Disciples of Christ) in September 1853 by Moses Easterly Lard (1818-1880), Pastor of the Liberty Christain [sic] Church in Missouri. Its first 'Meeting House', a one room building, and . . . — Map (db m86636) HM
2Missouri (Clay County), Kansas City — Antioch Church — Clay County Historic Landmark
Congregation established in 1853 by Rev. Moses E. Lard as Christian Church. Building constructed 1859. Has served since as worship and social center. Reorganized as Community Church 1930. Building moved and [illegible] by Antioch Church Historical . . . — Map (db m86639) HM
3Missouri (Clay County), Kansas City — Antioch Church
Congregation formed in 1853 as Antioch Christian Church. This building erected in 1859. Restored by Antioch Community Church Historical Society, organized December 1964 with Hugh P. Loughrey founding president. [Additional plaque . . . — Map (db m86640) HM
4Missouri (Clay County), Kansas City — Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport
This historic aviation facility is named in honor of longtime medical pathologist, Jackson County coroner, judge, and Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, Charles B. Wheeler. In appreciation of his dedication to air service expansion for the people of . . . — Map (db m58406) HM
5Missouri (Clay County), Kansas City — Crowley Cemetery — Clay County Historic Landmark
dedicated cemetery dating to the earliest days of Clay County. Many pioneers are buried here including James Crowley, a Revolutionary soldier. — Map (db m140837) HM
6Missouri (Clay County), Kansas City — Lou E. Holland — The Father of Kansas City Aviation — 1878 - 1960 —
In 1927 led the city's airport development program and personally laid the framework for the network of air transport routes which today make Kansas City the Air Hub of the Nation. — Map (db m58407) HM
7Missouri (Clay County), Kansas City — Woodneath — Clay County Historical Society Historic Landmark —
Homeplace settled by Elbridge Arnold in 1838, home built in 1856. Family home of William A. Crouch 1922 until it became the home of Edwin Yancey Crouch in 1940. — Map (db m49819) HM
8Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 19 — "Boston" Adams' House
Confederate Gen. Price made his headquarters here the night of Oct. 22, 1864. His generals convinced him to start south but he refused to abandon his 500-wagon train of war booty. Gen. Shelby's Division camped near Forest Hill cemetery. Gen. . . . — Map (db m30324) HM
9Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — "Bronco Buster"
This heroic size interpretation of Frederic Remington's "Bronco Buster" is presented by friends of Dutton Brookfield, 1917-1979 to memorialize his promotion of the Kansas City Spirit through outstanding business, civic and . . . — Map (db m88206) HM
10Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — "The Boy Scout" — Sculptor: Robert Tait McKenzie — 1867 - 1933 —
Dr. McKenzie was a surgeon, physician, educator, artist and sculptor. In addition he was also an athlete, a teacher, a writer and a volunteer Scouter. A personal friend of Scouting's founder, Sir Robert Baden-Powell, he shared with B-P his . . . — Map (db m72046) HM
11Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 8th Street Fountain
To the People of Greater Kansas City on Proctor & Gamble's 150th Anniversary — Map (db m96403) HM
12Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 1 — Action Before Westport
(Front of Marker): Price's Raid Confederate General Sterling Price brought three mounted divisions from Arkansas into Missouri, September 19, 1864. Fighting several small battles he marched slowly north toward St. Louis, then struck . . . — Map (db m20868) HM
13Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Aladdin Hotel — Built 1925
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m88204) HM
14Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Aleman Court — Country Club Plaza
Named in honor of President Miguel Aleman, Mexico, who visited this spot May 7, 1947 during his historic American visit — Map (db m88242) HM
15Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Alexander Majors — October 4, 1814 - - - January 14, 1900 — Honour To —
He was a member of the firm of Russell, Majors and Waddell, founders, owners and operators of the Pony Express. This marks his grave. The Pony Express 1860-1861 • 1960-1961 — Map (db m63030) HM
16Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Alexander Majors — 1814-1900
Majors, “the great freighter,” was born in Kentucky. He entered the freighting business in 1848. He became managing partner of Russell, Majors and Waddell in 1854 with offices in Westport. The wagon trains moved enormous tonnage on the . . . — Map (db m87330) HM
17Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Alexander Majors House — Constructed: 1856 — Kansas City Landmark —
When Alexander Majors completed this house and its accompanying, but now demolished barns and pens, it formed a trading terminus for the firm of Russell, Majors and Waddell. By 1858 the firm was responsible for a force of 3,500 wagons carrying . . . — Map (db m84746) HM
18Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — American Jazz Museum
The American Jazz Museum is an important cultural institution dedicated to its mission of celebrating and exhibiting jazz through performance, education, exhibitions and research at America's Jazz Crossroads - 18th and Vine. There were four major . . . — Map (db m98414) HM
19Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Andrew Drips Park
West Inscription Kansas City's First Park, the keystone of our park system, given to the city by William and Catherine Drips Mulkey, May 5, 1882, in honor of Andrew Drips. Erected by The Historical Committee West Side Community Council . . . — Map (db m86438) HM
20Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Armour & Volker Building — 1902 — Architect: William W. Rose —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m98617) HM
21Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — B. Adler and Company, Kelly-Williams Co Building — 1903 — Architect: Van Brunt & Bro. —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m88195) HM
22Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Barton Brothers Shoe Company Building — 1895 — Architect: Shepard & Farrar —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m98630) HM
23Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 17 — Battle of the Big Blue
left marker Oct. 22, 1864 Union General Curtis set up a defensive line on the west side of the Big Blue River from the Missouri River upstream for 15 miles to stop Confederate General Price advancing from the east. A Battalion of . . . — Map (db m28694) HM
24Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 12 — Battle of the Big Blue
On Oct. 22, 1864, after the Union line along the Big Blue was flanked, Jackman's Confederate Brigade overran the militia at the Mockbee Farm, 78th & Holmes, and drove Jennison's Union Brigade back to the state line. Jennison and Moonlight's Brigades . . . — Map (db m30291) HM
25Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 3 — Battle of Westport — Union Flanking Movement
Here just before noon on Sunday, October 23, 1864, Major General Samuel Ryan Curtis, commanding the Federal Army of the Border, began his flanking movement of Brigadier General Joseph Orville Shelby's Division of the Confederate Army of Missouri. . . . — Map (db m21702) HM
26Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 9 — Battle of Westport — Action on the Third Day
Near this point on the morning of October 23, 1864, Capt. Richard A. Collins' Confederate battery of Shelby's Brigade went into action, supported by two cavalry battalions. for two hours this battery dueled with the 9th Wisconsin battery, covering . . . — Map (db m28110) HM
27Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 8 — Battle of Westport — Position of Opposing Forces - 11a.m. Oct. 23, 1864
Gen. Sterling Price was on this spot at 11:00 a.m. but retired before the armies had reached this disposition. Positions after the Union flank attack. Lines moved back and forth with charges and countercharges, although cavalry, most were . . . — Map (db m28114) HM
28Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 18 — Battle of Westport
On the morning of October 23, 1864 Federal cavalry under General Alfred Pleasonton forced a crossing of the Big Blue at Byram's Ford and assaulted this hill which was defended by General Marmaduke's Confederate division. After three hours of heavy . . . — Map (db m28313) HM
29Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 4 — Bent & Ward Houses
The brick house in the rear was owned by Wm. Bent, fur trader. On Sun., Oct. 23, 1864 heavy fighting occurred here. After Union Gen. Curtis flanked the Confederate line by coming up a ravine (Rockwell Lane) his troops were a few rods north of the . . . — Map (db m21722) HM
30Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Bond Shoe Company Building — 1899 — Architect: Van Brunt & Bro. —
. . . — Map (db m98616) HM
31Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Builders and Traders Exchange Building — 1889 — Architect: Knox & Guinotte —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m98629) HM
32Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Building Through the Bluffs
When Kansas City Mayor Milton Payne took office in 1855 he face an immediate and formidable task: to make his city accessible by cutting streets south from the Missouri River through the looming bluffs along the riverbank. He authorized almost . . . — Map (db m87455) HM
33Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Burial Place of Fifteen Confederate Soldiers
Erected by the United States to mark the burial place of fifteen Confederate Soldiers who died at Kansas City, Missouri, while prisoners of war and whose remains were buried in the City Cemetery and subsequently removed to . . . — Map (db m63093) WM
34Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Burnham-Munger Manufacturing Company Building — 1892 — Architect: Walter C. Root —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m98632) HM
35Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Butler Brothers Co Building — 1909 — Architect: Frank S. Rea —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96400) HM
36Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 16 — Byram's Ford Battlefield
At 8 A. M. on October 23, 1864, Federal cavalry under General Alfred E. Pleasonton forced a crossing of the Blue River at Byram’s Ford and attacked the stone ridge, which was defended by Confederate troops under John S. Marmaduke. After 3 hours . . . — Map (db m28705) HM
37Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Byram's Ford Historic District
Byram's Ford Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Site of the Battle of the Big Blue October 22 and 23, 1864 and the . . . — Map (db m144706) HM
38Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Camp Union
In June – July, 1861, barracks and service buildings within a 200-foot-square earthwork were built on this site by the battalion of United States Reserve Corps, Companies A, B, and C, organized by Major R. T. Van Horn, then Mayor of the City. . . . — Map (db m51192) HM
39Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Carolyne Farwell Fuller — Dedicated to the memory of — Mrs. George W. Fuller —
Founder of the Presidents and Past Presidents General Assembly of Greater Kansas City, Incorporated to further the war efforts and served as it's president 1917-1918 • 1925-1942 . . . — Map (db m88269) HM
40Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Catherine Purdom and Nancy Purdom Waskey
Pioneered the Purdom Addition in early Westport — Map (db m62988) HM
41Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Centennial Anniversary of Japan's Gift of Cherry Trees
2012 marks the Centennial Anniversary of the gift of 3,000 Flowering Cherry Trees from Japan to the United States. To celebrate this Anniversary, the Japanese Government repeated the gift to cities throughout the United States as a . . . — Map (db m88267) HM
42Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Charles Carroll Spalding
To the author of The Annals of The City of Kansas and the Great Western Plains. 1858 Charles Carroll Spalding, who in the day of small things had the bold vision to foresee the future city. — Map (db m86317) HM
43Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Chez Les Canses or "Chouteau's"
Beginning around 1799, French-speaking traders and farmers moved up-river from the French settlements in the Illinois country, around Ft. Chartres, St. Louis, Kaskaskia and St. Genevieve and from Three Rivers in Canada, and settled at Randolph . . . — Map (db m86212) HM
44Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Chouteau’s Church (St. Francis Regis) — Saint Francois Regis-“L’Eglise Des Chouteau”
front of marker in English The presence of the Catholic Church was established at an early date in the Kansas City area. Sacerdotal artifacts were among the earliest booty captured by the Comanches in the 1690's, apparently from French . . . — Map (db m86217) HM
45Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Citizen - Soldier
Dedicated October 5, 2001 In 1999 - The 100th Anniversary of the founding of the Veterans of Foreign Wars - this bronze statue was commissioned to commemorate the organization's first century of service to veterans, those in uniform and the . . . — Map (db m86345) HM WM
46Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — City Market — 150th Anniversary — 1857 - 2007 —
From 1857 to the present, town activities have revolved around the "City Market", an integral site for commerce, political rallies, medicine shows, circuses, balloon ascensions, and other public "entertainments" without limits. Its origin began . . . — Map (db m58410) HM
47Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Col. William Miles Chick — 1794 - 1847
First Settler and First Post Master of Kansas City Missouri — Map (db m63033) HM
48Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Commercial Building — 1909 — [Davidson's Enterprise Warehouse, Inc.] —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m98631) HM
49Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 5 — Confederate Position
At 8:30 A.M. Sun., Oct. 23, 1864, Gen. Shelby's Division moved north and struck Union troops near the Wornall House. Gen. Blunt's Union cavalrymen were driven across Brush Creek. Shelby stopped to bring up ammunition. About 3,000 Confederate men . . . — Map (db m21705) HM
50Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Convention Center
Kansas City’s expression of service and hospitality has a rich historical heritage starting in 1899, when the original convention hall opened with a concert by John Philip Sousa and his band. The success of the hall was proven when the Democratic . . . — Map (db m86215) HM
51Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Country Club Line Historical Trolley Station
Built by the Kansas City Public Service Company — Map (db m69358) HM
52Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Delbert J. Haff — 1859 to 1943
Lawyer, Park Commissioner from 1908 to 1912, and early pioneer for the Kansas City Park Department. Delbert J. Haff was retained in 1893 by the city's first Park Board. He was largely responsible for solving the financial and legal problems . . . — Map (db m88276) HM
53Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Descent of Civilization (Bison Memorial) — American Buffalo — (Bison bison) —
This sculpture serves as a memorial to the great herds of Plains Buffalo - a reminder of what was compromised in the development of our great nation and is now lost from the landscape - Marc Swanson, artist, 2010 The primary cause of the . . . — Map (db m88200) HM
54Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — E. J. Roe Hat Company Building — 1902
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96424) HM
55Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Eagle Scout Tribute Fountain
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company presents this statuary to the Kansas City Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, in recognition of Scouting's contribution to this nation and as a lasting tribute to those who have earned its highest award The . . . — Map (db m44395) HM
56Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Elizabeth Duncan Porter — 1750 - 1845
Revolutionary War Patriot Taken captive - Martin's Station, on land now part of Kentucky, June 1780 Held by British until November 1782 — Map (db m63147) HM
57Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Etienne Veniard - Sieur de Bourgemont — Etienne Veniard - Sieur de Bourgemont
(front of marker in English) Starting about 1680, the pressure of French traders moving up the Missouri from the Illinois country coincided with the commercial void created by the Pueblo Indian revolt in New Mexico. Soon, Frenchmen were . . . — Map (db m86210) HM
58Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Exchange Hotel Building — 1889
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m98618) HM
59Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Faxon, Horton and Gallagher Company Building — 1903 — Architect: Smith and Rea —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96406) HM
60Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — First Home of the Kansas City Country Club
In 1896, two years after introducing golf to Kansas City at the Kenwood Golf Links east of Gilham and south of 36th Street, devotees of the game sought larger space here, at Seth Ward's east pasture. A $1-a-year lease was signed, and a nine-hole . . . — Map (db m88252) HM
61Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — First Meeting of Sertoma International
The Coates House On April 11, 1912 hosted the first meeting of Sertoma International (Originally the Co-operative Club) — Map (db m96364) HM
62Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Flanery-Frost Cemetery — 1841-1928
Earliest grave Isaac Flanery, 1841 Last Recorded Grave Andrew Jackson Frost, 1928 This one acre wooded glade is the resting place of approximately 25 early pioneers of the Raytown, Jackson County, Missouri area and several Union soldiers . . . — Map (db m91100) HM
63Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Forest Hill Confederate Memorial
(Front): In memory of our Confederate Dead (Reverse): To the brave soldiers who fell in the Battle of Westport October 23, 1864. —————————— Erected by Kansas City . . . — Map (db m26593) HM
64Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Founders of Children's Mercy Hospital — Dr. Alice Berry Graham • Dr. Katharine Berry Richardson
Dr. Alice Berry Graham Born: Warren, Pennsylvania 1850 Died: Kansas City, Missouri 1913 Dr. Katharine Berry Richardson Born: Flat Rock, Kentucky 1860 Died: Kansas City, Missouri 1933 This bridge honors the lives and . . . — Map (db m63919) HM
65Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Frank S. Land Memorial — 1890 - 1959 — Founder of the Order of DeMolay —
For God - For Country - For DeMolay [Back] Dedicated on the 50th anniversary of the Order of the DeMolay, March 18, 1969, to the memory of Frank S. Land as a lasting tribute to his inspiration and devotion to the . . . — Map (db m91841) HM
66Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Frankel, Frank & Co Building — 1905 — Architect: Van Brunt & Bro. —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96360) HM
67Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Frankel, Frank & Company Building
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m98628) HM
68Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Franklin Pierce Fisk — 14 June 1857 - 23 June 1927
Born in Ohio. Organist at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, Mo. and prominent local organist in Kansas City — Map (db m63020) HM
69Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — From Steamboat Landing to City — 1838-1855
The town was only a spark in 1834 when entrepreneur and tradesman John Calvin McCoy cut a primitive path from this store to a prominent rock ledge on the river – a perfect landing for riverboats. The steamboat John Hancock, laden with . . . — Map (db m87450) HM
70Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — General Orders No. 11 — A State Divided: The Civil War in Missouri
General Orders No. 11: The Revenge of Depopulation The building in front of you (401 Delaware Street) opened for business in the spring of 1860 as the Pacific House Hotel, one of Kansas City's most up-to-date hotels. During the war years, . . . — Map (db m54013) HM
71Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — George Caleb Bingham — Born March 20, 1811 - Died July 7, 1879
Famous Painter & Portrait Artist Internationally Known State Treasurer State Adjutant General President, Kansas City, Mo. Police Board —————————— Eminently gifted, almost . . . — Map (db m62974) HM
72Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Gift of Life Fountain — Create Miracles — Be an organ and tissue donor
Making the choice of organ and tissue donation will save lives, provide hope, and spare families the needless loss of loved ones. Kansas City is the first city in the country to have a special fountain honoring organ and tissue donors. "Joie de . . . — Map (db m88275) HM
73Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Gilliss House Hotel
The stone wall that still exists today against the bluff between Delaware and Wyandotte Streets is the remains of the once-famous Gilliss House Hotel. Built around 1850, the lively riverfront hotel went by various names including the Union, . . . — Map (db m87458) HM
74Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Giralda Tower
The inspiration for the design of this tower came from the original Giralda Tower which is a part of the great cathedral of Seville, Spain — Map (db m80596) HM
75Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue
Designed by David A. Miles, the Gladstone Boulevard Bridge was erected by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company in 1897 under the direction of Joseph W. Hoover for $16,000. A major rehabilitation and restoration project was completed in 2003, which . . . — Map (db m63920) HM
76Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Goldstandt-Powell Hat Company Building — 1902
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m88197) HM
77Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Hannibal Bridge
It was July 3rd, 1869. A crowd of 40,000 elbowed their way onto the banks of the Missouri to celebrate the dedication of a politically empowering marvel – the Hannibal Bridge, the first railroad bridge across the Missouri River. Perhaps more . . . — Map (db m87460) HM
78Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 15 — Harrisonville Road (Prospect)
This was the main road to Harrisonville. Fagan’s Confederate Division was posted here at noon on Oct.23, 1864. At daylight that day Gen. Price’s huge wagon train moved south on this road. After his defeat at Byram’s Ford Gen. Marmaduke retreated . . . — Map (db m28709) HM
79Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Harvey-Dutton Dry Goods Company Building — 1903 — Architect: Van Brunt & Bro. —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96401) HM
80Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Hershberger & Rosenthal Co. Bldg. — 1909 — Architect: Edwards & Sunderland • Builder: Martin Carroll Construction —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96394) HM
81Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 11 — Hinkle's Grove
At about 1:00 P.M., October 23, 1864 Confederate Gen. Shelby was withdrawing slowly from his position near the Wornall House. He had been ordered to pull back by Gen. Price because of the collapse of Marmaduke's Confederate line at Byram's Ford. . . . — Map (db m30294) HM
82Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Historic Flaven/Browne Building Complex
Built in 1901 by Irish immigrants, Edward and Mary Flavin to continue their established Flavin Grocery. The upper loft was their residence. In 1917, the grocery passed to their daughter and son-in-law Margaret & James M. (Jim) Browne, Sr. The name . . . — Map (db m86245) HM
83Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Historic Harris-Kearney House
Built in 1855 by John and Henrietta Harris this Greek revival style all brick house was located on a slightly five acre tract on the ridge just east of Westport, MO. This site was on the southwest corner of Westport Rd. (Santa Fe Trail) and Main . . . — Map (db m44411) HM
84Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Holy Rosary's Bell Tower Cross
In loving memory of Robert Bisbee, and in gratitude to his wife, Carol Bisbee, for designing, building and installing the cross on Holy Rosary's bell tower on the 10th of September 2003. — Map (db m64000) HM
85Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — In Memory of Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the "Kansas City Massacre" — June 17, 1933
RAYMOND J. CAFFREY Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation OTTO REED Chief of Police, McAlester, Oklahoma WILLIAM J. GROOMS Detective, Kansas City Missouri Police Department FRANK HERMANSON Detective, Kansas City Missouri Police . . . — Map (db m19942) HM
86Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Independence Boulevard — 1915
Independence Avenue was given its name because it extended from the central business district of Kansas City to Independence. In 1893, the Board of Park Commissioners selected a portion of Independence Avenue to become the first boulevard in the . . . — Map (db m63699) HM
87Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Independence Boulevard — 1915
Independence Avenue was given its name because it extended from the central business district of Kansas City to Independence. In 1893, the Board of Park Commissioners selected a portion of Independence Avenue to become the first boulevard in the . . . — Map (db m63906) HM
88Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — J. Fitzpatrick Saloon Building — 1911 — Architect: Thurtle and Thayer —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96363) HM
89Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — J. P. Campbell & Company Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m54011) HM
90Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — James Bridger — 1804-1881
Jim Bridger was one of the most famous of the mountain men. He was an Indian fighter fur trapper and trader, guide to the Far West, U.S. Army Scout and explorer. He discovered the South Pass through the Rockies in 1827, the Great Salt Lake in 1834, . . . — Map (db m87334) HM
91Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — James G. Ashley, Jr. and Pamela C. Ashley
This plaque is placed here in honor of James Gailey Ashley, Jr. and his wife, Pamela C. Ashley, who for 25 years struggled and sacrificed to preserve this railroad right-of-way, which provided freight and passenger service beginning in the . . . — Map (db m69375) HM
92Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — James Pendergast
West Plaque James Pendergast Born January 17, 1856 Alderman of First Ward, 1892 — 1911 Died November 10, 1911 This monument is erected by general contributions as a tribute to the rugged character and splended . . . — Map (db m86131) HM
93Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — James Silas Calhoun — 1802 - 1852
Died on the Santa Fe Trail between Council Grove, Ks. and Kansas City, Mo. Member, Georgia State Legislature Mexican War Veteran First Territorial Governor of New Mexico — Map (db m63021) HM
94Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Janssen Place Historic District — Constructed 1897 - 1917 — Kansas City Landmark —
Originally intended as a planned, residential area, Janssen Place was conceived and developed by Arthur E. Stilwell, a railroad magnate and urban planner. Designed in 1897 and patterned after Portland and Westmoreland Places in St. Louis, . . . — Map (db m44401) HM
95Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Jay and King Hat Co Building — 1904 — Architect: Shepard & Farrar —
National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96399) HM
96Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — John "Buck" O'Neil Center
This Building was originally constructed as the Paseo YMCA which opened in 1914 to provide Kansas citians of color a place that would specifically allow them a public or private multi-purpose facility serving as a meeting place for community . . . — Map (db m98433) HM
97Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — John C. McCoy
John C. McCoy founded West Port, Mo. in 1834. He was also one of the original proprietors of the Town of Kansas, later Kansas City, Mo., in 1846 — Map (db m62986) HM
98Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — John Calvin McCoy — 1811-1889
Historians have called McCoy “the father of Kansas City”. In 1833 he platted a town around the trading post he built on lot No. 1 (northeast corner of Westport Road and Pennsylvania). Calling it “West Port,” Missouri, he . . . — Map (db m87333) HM
99Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Josephine Anderson
Killed in collapse of Union Prison August 13, 1863 Age 14 — Map (db m63035) HM
100Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Kansas City Athenaeum
This building was erected in 1914 and has continuously been the home of the Kansas City Athenaeum, one of the oldest and largest federated women's clubs in Missouri. Familiar names among the 71 chapter members were: Mary Harmon Weeks, founder of . . . — Map (db m87317) HM

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