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New Antioch Church and Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2015
New Antioch Church and Marker
Missouri (Clay County), Kansas City — Antioch Church

"The Antioch Congregation was organized as a Christain [sic] 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 . . . — Map (db m86636) HM

Missouri (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 . . . — Map (db m86639) HM

Missouri (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. . . . — Map (db m86640) HM

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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 . . . — Map (db m88206) HM

Missouri (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
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 8th Street Fountain

To the People of Greater Kansas City on Proctor & Gamble's 150th Anniversary — Map (db m96403) HM

Missouri (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
Missouri (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

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Aleman Court

Named in honor of President Miguel Aleman Mexico who visited this spot May 7, 1947 during his historic American visit

Country Club Plaza — Map (db m88242) HM

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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

Missouri (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 . . . — Map (db m98414) HM

Missouri (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
Missouri (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

Missouri (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

Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Bond Shoe Company Building — 1899 — Architect: Van Brunt & Bro. —
. . . — Map (db m98616) HM
Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (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) HM WM
Missouri (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

Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Byram's Ford Historic District
Text of the Marker: 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 . . . — Map (db m28602) HM
Missouri (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
Missouri (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

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Catherine Purdom and Nancy Purdom Waskey
Pioneered the Purdom Addition in early Westport — Map (db m62988) HM
Missouri (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 . . . — Map (db m88267) HM

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Col. William Miles Chick — 1794 - 1847
First Settler and First Post Master of Kansas City Missouri — Map (db m63033) HM
Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Country Club Line Historical Trolley Station
. . . — Map (db m69358) HM
Missouri (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

Missouri (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

Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Exchange Hotel Building — 1889

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m98618) HM

Missouri (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

Missouri (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 . . . — Map (db m88252) HM

Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (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 . . . — Map (db m26593) HM

Missouri (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
Missouri (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

Missouri (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

Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Goldstandt-Powell Hat Company Building — 1902

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m88197) HM

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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

Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Holy Rosary's Bell Tower Cross
. . . — Map (db m64000) HM
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (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

Missouri (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

Missouri (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
Missouri (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
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Josephine Anderson
Killed in collapse of Union Prison August 13, 1863 Age 14 — Map (db m63035) HM
Missouri (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
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Kansas City Call

Founded in 1919 by Chester A. Franklin 1880 - 1955 — Map (db m98431) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission
Organized in 1949 to investigate corruption, the Commission has become a model for ways to organize the struggle for greater public safety. At its inception, Kansas City Businessman and civic leader E.M. Dodds pushed for the Commission to cut down . . . — Map (db m134079) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Kansas City Municipal Auditorium

[Cornerstone] Laid November 29, 1934, by the Will of the People, which is the cornerstone of all good government. —————————— Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works - . . . — Map (db m88208) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Kansas City Paper House

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m98637) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Kansas City Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fountain

Water, like time, has the power to cleanse and heal. This memorial fountain stands as a symbol of that healing, from the devastating division caused by the Vietnam War. The fountain's pools represent the country's growing involvement in the . . . — Map (db m88226) WM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Kansas City, Ft. Scott & Gulf Railroad Company Building — 1889 — Architect: Walter C. Root —

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m88196) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Kansas City's First Public Golf Course
Immediately east of the Shelter House, nine holes laid out by James Dalgleish, professional at the nearby Evanston Golf Club, were opened September 5, 1906. An exhibition match featuring Dalgleish and the other two local professionals drew a small, . . . — Map (db m30301) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Kansas City's Old Square / Le Vieux Carre de Kansas City
(Side A) Like New Orleans' "Vieux Carre," Kansas City's old market square and its surrounding Old Town streets in River Quay are oriented on the bias to the river in the Old World fashion, rather than on the strict east-west Yankee survey. . . . — Map (db m61220) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Kansas City's Original Board of Trade
Built 1877 Asa Beebe Cross: Architect — Map (db m54008) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Landing At Westport — 1842

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[Sidewheel paddleboat Martha relief] — Map (db m88247) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Lechtman Printing Company Building — 1915 — Architect: Shepard Farrar Wiser —

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m98638) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige
front left panel Leroy Robert (picture of Satchel) July 7, 1906 June 8, 1982 front right panel Lahoma Jean (picture of Lahoma) April 7, 1922 Sept. . . . — Map (db m26607) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Lewis and Clark
On September 15, 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark returning from the Pacific, stood on this point and recorded in their journal that this was a commanding situation for a fort and that from the top of the hill you have a perfect command of . . . — Map (db m86117) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri
“we Set out early… Passed the mouth of … Blue water river…[and later]… a bad Sand bar, where our two rope twice…. Came to and Camped in the Point above the Kansas River. I observed a great number of Parrot queets this evening…” . . . — Map (db m86206) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Liberty Memorial
In honor of those who served in the World War in defense of liberty and our country — Map (db m50845) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Liberty Memorial Dedication Site
On this spot on the first day of November One Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty One during the Third Convention of the American Legion in the presence of the associated war leaders Ferdinand Foch Marshal of France Armando Diaz General of . . . — Map (db m44366) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Liebstadter Millinery Company Building — 1902

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96398) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Lieutenant Joseph Boggs — Pennsylvania Militia — Died January 22, 1843 —
Buried in Westport Cemetery 1843 Stone found and placed on a bldg. at original site 1915 Placed in Union Cemetery by Elizabeth Benton Chapter D.A.R. 1965 — Map (db m63145) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 17B — Log House and Defensive Line
This log house hiding Confederate snipers was in front of the defensive line 250 yards to the south. Heavy fighting took place there on Oct. 23, 1864 between Marmaduke's Confederates and Pleasonton's Cavalrymen. Clarke's Confederate Brigade was in . . . — Map (db m30304) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Major Murray Davis D.S.C. — 140th Infantry 35th Division A.E.F.
Killed at Exermont France September twenty ninth MCMXVIII A kindly just and beloved officer wise in counsel resolute in action courageous unto death Amiens • Vosges • St. Mihiel Meuse Argonne Killed at Exermont France . . . — Map (db m64124) HM WM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Mary A. Barnett Hale — 1831 - 1884
One of the founders of Central Presbyterian Church — Map (db m63095) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Maxwell-McClure Notions Company Building — 1900

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96425) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Mayor Milton Jameson Payne — 10 - 29 - 1829 • 7 - 17 - 1900
Mayor of Kansas City - 1855 to 1859 and 1862. One of our outstanding pioneers of this great city. He was responsible for the first grading of streets beyond the levee and for obtaining the first gas and water plants. He also served in the . . . — Map (db m63148) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — McCoy's Trading Post
Near this point John McCoy built a log trading post in 1833 which launched the settlement of Westport, with the town becoming the westernmost point of American civilization. From Westport, the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon Trails reached out as . . . — Map (db m21064) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 7 — McGhee's Charge
On Oct. 23, 1864 near noon Col. McGhee's mounted Arkansans charged north on Wornall Lane to capture McLain's Colorado Battery. Capt. Johnson of the 15th Kas. Cavalry attacked saving the guns. McGhee was killed in a hand-to-hand fight with the . . . — Map (db m29658) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — McPike Drug Company Building — 1917 — Architect: Thomas Washburn —

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m98635) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Missouri Interstate Paper Company Building — 1909 — Architect: Harry E. Williams —

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96362) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 14 — Mockbee Farm
The Thos. Mockbee Farmhouse stood here. On Oct. 22, 1864 when, after the Confederates had forced a crossing of the Big Blue to the east 300 men of the 2nd Kas. Militia were north of the farmhouse where they formed a line facing north. Jackman's . . . — Map (db m26577) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Ms. Myra Taylor — Composer, and Jazz Legend — "Take It Easy, Greasy" —

The Archway of the Attucks School Parking Lot dedicated to Ms. Myra Taylor

Dedicated: June 29, 2001 — Map (db m98432) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Muse of the Missouri

Dedicated December 2, 1963 in Memory of David Woods Kemper Well Beloved Died Defending His Country — Map (db m88184) WM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Mutual Musicians Association Building
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance In commemorating the history of the United States of America This hall used by Musicians Union Local #627 served as a center for the . . . — Map (db m6706) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM), located in Kansas City's historic 18th & Vine Jazz District, is dedicated to preserve the rich history of professional African-American baseball of the early 1900s to the 1950s and its profound impact . . . — Map (db m98412) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Neptune — God of the Sea

This statue of Neptune with his trident and three horses, famous in Greek mythology, was cast of lead in 1911 by the Bromsgrove Guild, Ltd., of Worchestershire, England for the Pennsylvania estate of the late Alba B. Johnson, then the president . . . — Map (db m88240) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — New England Building — Kansas City Landmark
Architects: Bradley, Winslow, & Wetherell Constructed: 1887-88 The great building boom of the 1880's, when eastern business invested heavily in the new cities of the frontier, produced this and several other significant structures in Kansas . . . — Map (db m64002) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 22 — New Santa Fe
In 1864 this village straddled the state line. The military road running north and south was Ό-mile west of the line. On October 23, 1864, General Sterling Price's wagon train moving southwest on this road turned south on the military road at 2 P.M. . . . — Map (db m20580) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — New Santa Fe / Trail Remnants
(black marker) New Santa Fe, also known as Little Santa Fe, was not much more than an Indian settlement when the first wagon trains passed through on the Santa Fe Trail in the early 1820's. A popular stopping place because of its grass, . . . — Map (db m20724) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 21 — New Santa Fe Road
In 1864, the New Santa Fe Rd. joined the Harrisonville Rd. (now Grandview Rd.) here and went south across I-435 then to the southwest. McNeil's Union Brigade had been ordered by Gen. Pleasonton to be here by daylight on October 23, 1864 and block . . . — Map (db m20576) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — New York Life Building — Kansas City Landmark
Architects: McKim, Mead and White Constructed: 1887-90 This Neo-Renaissance Style office building symbolizes the faith of the moneyed East in Kansas City during the unprecedented prosperity of the 1880's. The bronze eagle was cast in the . . . — Map (db m64003) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 1 — Old French Kansas City
English Version A short distance northwest of this marker was the center of the village which in the early 1800's the St. Louis Chouteau called "Chez Lez Canses"" meaning "at the home of the Kansas." Others called it . . . — Map (db m86214) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Oldham Hotel — Built 1916
Smith, Rea, Lovitt: Architects — Map (db m61219) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Original Site of Harris House — 1844 - 1912
Famous for its hospitality and as the western outpost of civilization on the Santa Fe Trail Rededicated 1961 & 1974 — Map (db m20819) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Park Maintenance Building — 3915 Gillham Road
The Park Maintenance Building, built in 1905, was designed as an "ornamental barn" by the master architect Adriance Van Brunt. The building, constructed of native limestonea and trimmed with vitrified brick, was to be used to house horses, . . . — Map (db m44406) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Phoenix Hotel Building — 1888

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m98619) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Pioneer Mother Monument
People Of Kansas City By Howard Vanderslice To Commemorate The Pioneer Mother Who With Unfaltering Trust In God Suffered The Hardship Of The Unknown West To Prepare For Us A Homeland Of Peace And Plenty Alexander Phimister . . . — Map (db m35749) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 17A — Pratt's Artillery
On the morning of Oct. 23, 1864 Clarke's Confederate Brigade of Marmaduke's Div. was in line on this hill from 63rd St. Trafficway north across 59th St. facing east to stop Pleasonton's Cavalry. Pratt's two Batteries, Harris' Mo. and Hynson's Tx. . . . — Map (db m28381) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Preservation and Restoration of Alexander Majors House

In memory of Miss Louisa P. Johnston, great-granddaughter of Alexander Majors, whose steadfast determination led to the preservation of this house to honor him and the historic transportation firm of Russell, Majors and Waddell

and in . . . — Map (db m84744) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Reicher and Sons, Robinson and Sons Building — 1904 — Architect: Smith and Rea —

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96427) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas 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 m88255) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Reverend Bernard Donnelly
Father Donnelly came to Jackson County in 1845 to serve zealously for thirty five years as a frontier pastor at St. Mary's Church, Independence and Immaculate Conception Church, Kansas City. On this site of the first church property purchased in . . . — Map (db m86219) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Richards & Conover Hardware Company Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m58409) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Roanoke Boulevard
On September 18, 1971, Roanoke Road was designated as a historic landmark by the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners and renamed Roanoke Boulevard. Originally constructed in 1915 the boulevard exists as one of the few remaining brick roads . . . — Map (db m86253) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Rothenberg and Schloss Building — 1912 — Architect: Smith Rea Lovitt —

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m96361) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Roy Wilkins

News editor, 1923-1931, of The Kansas City Call. This plaque is dedicated in honor of his contributions to journalism and equality while he served as a journalist and, later, as leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored . . . — Map (db m98427) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 20 — Russell's Ford
In 1864 the ford across the Blue River was near where the bridge to the north now stands. Blue River road did not exist the. On October 22, 1864. Kansas Militia, defending this ford to prevent crossing by Confederate General Price, withdrew to the . . . — Map (db m19731) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Santa Fe Trail — Camino de Santa Fe — 1821 - 1880 —
(limestone marker) "A Highway Between Nations" Sen. Thomas Hart Benton, 1825 (red granite marker) Santa Fe Trail 1821 - 1872 Marked by the Daugters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri 1909 . . . — Map (db m20610) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Scarritt Arcade — Kansas City Landmark — Architect: Root and Siemens • Constructed: 1906-1907 —

The exterior of the Scarritt Arcade with its ornate terra cotta shows the influence of Louis Sullivan and the 'Chicago School' of architecture. An interior skylighted open well, with windows on all sides, allows natural light into the offices . . . — Map (db m88180) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Scarritt Point
Named for Nathan Scarritt D.D. (1821-1890), whose first home on this site was a log cabin of his own building. Dr. Scarritt, a leading citizen in Kansas City and the founder of Melrose Methodist Church, was instrumental in the establishment . . . — Map (db m63921) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Scarritt Point Neighborhood
By late 1890's, Kansas City began its third major boom and industry expanded into residential neighborhoods. To escape the encroaching commercial activity, parks and boulevards were built east of downtown, near the old Scarritt homestead. This . . . — Map (db m63698) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 13 — Shelby's Last Stand
On Oct. 23, 1864, Confederate Gen. Shelby being forced back from Westport by Gen. Curtis and flanked on the east by Gen. Pleasonton formed a defensive line here behind stone fences running east and west to the state line. Jackman's Brigade of . . . — Map (db m26692) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Sisters of Saint Mary
This monument is dedicated to the Sisters of Saint Mary, now known as the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, who established St. Mary's Hospital on the property immediately to the south. The cornerstone for St. Mary's was laid on October 13, 1907, and . . . — Map (db m44387) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Spanish-American War/Philippine Insurrection/China Relief Expedition Monument
To Commemorate the Valor and Patriotism of the Men Who Served in the War with Spain Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition 1898-1902 — Map (db m61146) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Thayer Building — 1883 — Architect: Walter C. Root —

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District — Map (db m88187) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The "Fourth Dolphin" — of the J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain

The sculptures of the J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain were originally created by French sculptor Henri Leon Greber in 1910 for a fountain in the formal garden at Harbor Hill, the Long Island, New York estate of Clarence and Katherine . . . — Map (db m88233) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Albert G. Boone Store
(Main Marker) Originally used as an outfitting store for wagon trains, this building was completed in 1850 by Indian traders George and William Ewing and was sold in 1854 to Albert Gallatin Boone for $7,000. Boone operated the store . . . — Map (db m20921) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Battle of White Oak Creek — August 18, 1862
Two troops of Union Calvalry headed by Colonels Jennison and Pennock approached aross the level fields of the valley to engage 160 Confederate troops of Colonel Upton Hays who were encamped along both sides of the creek and among the timber and . . . — Map (db m93751) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Cemetery
(Left Side)The Cemetery The Union Cemetery was incorporated by the State of Missouri November 9, 1857 and the first interment was made in 1858. Many of the graves have been removed from earlier burying grounds whose capacities had been . . . — Map (db m19941) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The First Golf Course in Kansas City
Play began on the Kenwood Golf Links, an extension of the Hyde Park Country Club, in 1894. A group composed mostly of transplanted Scots laid out nine holes between 36th and 38th Streets, Gillham (Oak) to Charlotte, with the ninth green in the . . . — Map (db m67795) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The French and the Lewis & Clark Expedition — Les Franηais et l’Expedition de Lewis et Clark
Marker Front: The French-speaking community made a significant contribution to the ultimate success of the epochal Lewis & Clark expedition. The St. Louis Chouteau brothers, fur traders Auguste and Pierre, lodged the two captains in their . . . — Map (db m86207) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The French and the Osage
English Side A Frenchman, Pierre Esprit Radisson, wrote in 1659 of a nation” of extraordinary height and bigness” (the Osage) living up the Missouri River. Marquette and Joliet’s 1674 maps show the village of the Osage, and some of . . . — Map (db m86416) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The French and the Santa Fe Trail
The Santa Fe Trail extended nearly 1,000 miles overall from the Missouri River ports Southwest to Taos and Santa Fe. The first exploration and trading on the direct overland trail was conducted by the colonial French. The 1680 pueblo revolt in New . . . — Map (db m86227) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The French Bottoms - Early Day Kansas City
English Side One of America’s oldest and most prestigious livestock expositions, the American Royal, is situated in the very spot where Kansas City, the gateway to the agricultural West, had its beginnings. This little French-speaking enclave . . . — Map (db m86358) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain — 1880 • 1950

J. C. Nichols was one of those rare individuals, a dreamer with a capacity for making his dreams come true. He dreamed more over in terms of great practical benefit to his city, few men can have so variously and profoundly influenced the . . . — Map (db m88238) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Old Chouteau Trading Post / Le Vieil Etablissement Commercial Chouteau
(Side A) In 1821, Francois and Berenice Chouteau arrived from St. Louis to establish Kansas City's first commercial emporium, the "Chouteau Trading Post", and in effect to found Kansas City. Francois was the grandson of Pierre Laclede, . . . — Map (db m61246) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Old French Cemetery
English Side Kansas City in the very early 1800s was an exclusively French-speaking community and its religious (and much of its social) life centered around its little log Catholic Church erected on a plot of ground near present 11th . . . — Map (db m86273) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Pacific House
Built 1868 Asa Beebe Cross: Architect — Map (db m54010) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Savoy Hotel and Grill
The Savoy Hotel was constructed between 1890 and 1906 during a building boom which created some of the most architecturally significant buildings in the central business district. The first major hotel enroute from the old Union depot, it served as . . . — Map (db m19831) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Seville Light Fountain

Dedicated in 1967 in recognition of our sister city Seville, Spain ————————— Seville Fountain Cleaves-Bessmer-Marietti, Inc. adopted this fountain for restoration through the . . . — Map (db m88239) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Southwest Boulevard Fire — August 18, 1959
Firefighter Virgil Sams Captain George Bartels Firefighter Delbert Stone Firefighter Neal Owen Captain Peter Sirna Civilian Francis J. Toomes To each who come before this memorial in remembrance of the final fire for these . . . — Map (db m60425) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Truman Sports Complex
The Jackson County Sports Complex Authority was established in 1967 as a political subdivision of the State of Missouri to serve as the landlord between Jackson County and the Kansas City Royals and the Kansas City Chiefs. Construction began in the . . . — Map (db m118948) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 23 — Thomas Farmhouse
About 4 p.m. Oct. 23, 1864 after their victory at Westport the Union leaders met here for consultation. Included were Generals Curtis, Blunt, Pleasonton and Dietzler; Gov. Carney and Sen. Jim Lane of Kansas. The Confederates had lost over 1,000 men . . . — Map (db m20598) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Thomas Jefferson (Squire) Goforth — 1804 - 1882
First Mayor of Westport 1857 Justice of Peace Kaw Township 1854 - 1863 [and] 1868 - 1876 Erected May 31, 1997 — Map (db m62987) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Three Trails West
This map gives a geographic picture of the three trails during the opening of the west from 1845 to 1860. The years note when an area became a territory or was admitted as a state. The Santa Fe Trail, 770 miles, blazed by William Bicknell in . . . — Map (db m87320) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Tootle, Hanna & Leach Dry Goods
Original Occupant Built 1869 — Map (db m54009) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 6 — Union Artillery
When Gen. Curtis moved up the hill to the west Gen. Blunt moved south from Brush Creek through the woods to Loose Park. He drove the Confederates from a stone fence along 51st St. and formed a line there at 11:00 a.m., Oct. 23, 1864. running east . . . — Map (db m21708) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 2 — Union Position
At 9:30 a.m., Oct. 23, 1864, Gen. Curtis's troops from Blunt's Division formed a line along Brush Creek facing south. Jennison's Brigade was west of Wornall; Ford's Brigade east of Jennison's to Oak St.; and Moonlight's Brigade along State Line . . . — Map (db m21725) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Union Prison Collapse
Very near here at 1425 Grand Avenue during The Civil War, a tragedy occurred that was to intensify the ferocious hatred of the Border guerrillas for the Union forces. Under Union General Ewing's orders, the guerrillas' women were imprisoned in a . . . — Map (db m42056) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Veterans Memorial Flag
Through the efforts of the Permanent Memorial Day Committee Inc., Kansas City, Mo. This Flag Is Dedicated as a memorial to the Veterans of All Wars of The United States of America who are buried in this cemetery. Their . . . — Map (db m63025) WM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Headquarters Memorial
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States National Headquarters Memorial Dedicated 21 April 1980 Old Glory proudly waves over the hallowed ground gathered from more than 200 battlefields in which the armed forces of our country have . . . — Map (db m86339) WM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — VFW Centennial Plaza

VFW Centennial Plaza is dedicated to America's brave men and women who have and are currently serving in the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Cost Guard. "Freedom is not Free." A grateful nation thanks you. — Map (db m86343) WM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — W. H. Morgan & Company
Built in 3 stages, 1869 - 1873 — Map (db m54012) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Waldo P. Johnson — In Memoriam

Born Bridgeport Virginia Sept. 16, 1816. Came to Missouri in 1843. Was United States Senator from Missouri 1861. Confederate Soldier 1861-1863. Confederate States Senator from Missouri 1863 to 1865. President Constitutional Convention of . . . — Map (db m91842) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Washington Park Statue
. . . — Map (db m44364) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Waterfront Town to Metropolis — 1856-1880
By May of 1854 the air was already electrified by the sizzling-hot debate of pro-slavery versus anti-slavery when Congress passed the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Now, the western territory was open and available, and whoever settled Kansas first would . . . — Map (db m87452) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — West Port, Missouri — 1833 – 1897
Founded in 1833 by John C. McCoy as a trading post on the wagon road between Independence and the Indian Territory. To supply goods to McCoy’s store from steamboats on the Missouri River, Westport Landing was established in 1834 at First & Grand, . . . — Map (db m87329) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Where Wagons Rolled / Wieduwilt Swales
Thousands of wagon wheels, animal hooves, and human feet once passed this way – creating the deep depression in front of you. The swale, now worn by erosion, is grassed-over evidence of three trails once connecting frontier Missouri to . . . — Map (db m87293) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Wild Boar of Florence

This bronze is one of three replicas of the famous Wild Boar of Florence at the entrance of the Straw Market in that historical Italian city. The original was carved in marble by the Greeks before the time of Christ. Later the Romans . . . — Map (db m88241) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — William Bent - Seth Ward Home
Situated on property once owned by Mormon Bishop Edward Partridge and by Alexander Doniphan, this homestead was acquired in 1858 by Colonel William W. Bent, founder of Bent's Fort, Colorado. In 1864, during Bent's residency, the farm pastures (now . . . — Map (db m23177) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — William Gebhardt
The Friend and Benefactor of the German Hospital of Kansas City, Mo. —————————— [Inscription in German] — Map (db m63028) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — William Rockhill Nelson — 1841 - 1915 — "Citizen" —
Founder of The Kansas City STAR Developer of the Historic Rockhill District Patron of the Arts William Rockhill Nelson was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and came to Kansas City in 1880. Shortly thereafter he produced the first issue . . . — Map (db m50858) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — William Rockhill Nelson — 1841 - 1915 — Historic Site in Journalism —
William Rockhill Nelson, founder of the Kansas City Star in 1880, was largely responsible for building here one of the nation's most influential newspapers. His guidance helped Kansas City become a major metropolitan center. Marked this 18th . . . — Map (db m63965) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — World War Memorial
In memoriam to those heroic boys of Jackson County who gave their lives in noble sacrifice to our country in the World War 1914 - 1918 "There is no death! The stars go down to rise upon some fairer shore: and bright in . . . — Map (db m70277) HM

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