Historical Markers and War Memorials in Nevada, Missouri
Nevada is the county seat for Vernon County
Nevada is in Vernon County
Vernon County(22) ► ADJACENT TO VERNON COUNTY Barton County(7) ► Bates County(23) ► Cedar County(12) ► St. Clair County(8) ► Bourbon County, Kansas(55) ► Crawford County, Kansas(66) ► Linn County, Kansas(65) ►
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This flagpole and base were erected in 1960 by L. F. Richardson, member of the Board of Trustees of Cottey College, 1949-1957.
Mr. & Mrs. Richardson gave to Cottey College in 1950 its first international scholarship, opening the door for a . . . — — Map (db m44125) HM
Financial center and shipping point, this prairie town was founded in 1855 as the seat of Vernon County, fertile farming and coal producing area. Col. D. C. Hunter, who laid out the town, named it for Nevada City, Calif. The county, . . . — — Map (db m44016) HM
Erected in commemoration of the centennial of the Charter of Vernon County and the Founding of the City of Nevada.
James H. Deman, Mayor, Jess M. Banes, Presiding Judge-County Court
Incorporated in the base of this monument is a sealed box to . . . — — Map (db m34307) HM
After their victory at Wilson's Creek, on Aug. 10, 1861, Gen. Sterling Price's 12,000 Missouri State Guards marched north and camped near Nevada on the evening of Aug. 31. Next day 800 men felt out the 1800 Federals at Ft. Scott, Kan., led by . . . — — Map (db m36022) HM
Nevada City was laid out as Vernon County's seat of government in 1855, and was named for a California town prominent during the Gold Rush. Founding spirit DeWitt C. Hunter had spent some years mining there before returning to western Missouri . . . — — Map (db m34210) HM
In honor of all our veterans who
have served at home or abroad
through the years
Artist: Michael McClure 2003
Dedicated to: All Who Have Served
[Emblem represents the 35th Infantry Division] — — Map (db m36020) HM
The gift of citizens
of Nevada and Vernon Co.
Dedicated Nov. 11, 1924
Rebuilt - 1924 by
Leon Ogier Post No. 2
Dedicated to all veterans of all wars who gave their lives and service to preserve peace and . . . — — Map (db m36081) HM
Born in Madison County, Kentucky
May 7, 1848
Died at Washington D.C.
April 14, 1918
United States Senator 1903-1918
A Noble Man Wise Brave Patriotic Statesman Untiring Champion of the . . . — — Map (db m34309) HM