“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Lee's Summit, Missouri Historical Markers

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By Stephanie Leary, November 11, 2013
Veterans Memorial plaque
Missouri (Jackson County), Lee's Summit — All Veterans Memorial

In honor of the men and women who served our country to defend our freedom — Map (db m80720) WM

Missouri (Jackson County), Lee's Summit — Harry S Truman
"In the Lee's Summit Veterans Memorial Building, which stood at this site, Harry S. Truman, 33rd president of the United States first declared his candidacy for an elective political office. Here on March 7, 1922 Truman agreed to become a candidate . . . — Map (db m91097) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Lee's Summit — R.H. Marquette Building 229 SE Main Street Historic Building —
On May 9, 1895, Mr. R.H. Marquette established a cigar factory and store at this location. The store was a local gathering place for men in the community. Its popularity increased greatly when a bowling alley was added to the business years . . . — Map (db m64129) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Lee's Summit — William B. Howard Station Park

This park, named for the founder of the city of Lee's Summit, is located on the original depot grounds which were set aside for railroad use when the town of Strother was platted on October 28, 1865. The town of Strother was later incorporated . . . — Map (db m80718) HM

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