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Fort Osage Marker - Side 2 image, Touch for more information
By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2015
Fort Osage Marker - Side 2
Missouri (Jackson County), Buckner — Fort Osage
Side 1 Four miles north are restored buildings of Fort Osage, westernmost frontier outpost of the U.S. government until 1819. One of 28 fortified Indian trading posts or "factories" operation on our Indian frontiers, 1795-1822, to promote . . . — Map (db m90355) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Grandview — Life on the Family Farm
“I’ve settled all the ills of mankind one way and another while riding along seeing that each animal pulled his part of the load.” Harry S Truman In 1867, Solomon and Harriet Young, Harry S Truman’s maternal . . . — Map (db m80426) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — 22 — "The Neck" — Truman Historic Walking Tour Stop 22
This site overlooks the old "neck," the African-American neighborhood razed during Urban Renewal and replaced with McCoy Park. Many prominent families were served by residents of this community. — Map (db m44363) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — A Century of Progress
A Century of Progress marks the development of Jackson County. In 1828 a log courthouse was built in Independence. In 1836 a brick building was erected as a permanent courthouse on this site. Soldiers returning from the Mexican War found an . . . — Map (db m34898) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — 3 — Clinton's Drugstore — Truman Historic Walking Tour Stop 3
Clinton's Drugstore was the site of young Harry Truman's first job in about 1898. Jim Clinton paid Truman three dollars per week. — Map (db m34787) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — E — Confederate Line — Oct. 22, 1864 — Battle of Westport
On the 22nd Fagan’s Division of Price’s Army was defending against the advance of Union Gen. Pleasonton from the east. Two of Fagan’s Brigades were driven from the Little Blue River to the eastern edge of town. The Union attack was made first from . . . — Map (db m40171) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — 1 — Fire Station No. 1 — Truman Historic Walking Tour Stop 1
Fire Station No. 1 operated here from 1907 to 1972. This current building, constructed in 1927, housed fire equipment on the first floor with sleeping quarters and a kitchen above. — Map (db m34800) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — First Baptist Church
Organized in 1845, this church was the original Baptist witness in this city. Early meetings were held in homes, stores, and the Courthouse. The church moved to this site in 1889. Other Southern Baptist churches have been formed from this . . . — Map (db m42881) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — First Battle of Independence — A State Divided: The Civil War in Missouri
The Battle of Independence was fought at this and other locations on Aug. 11, 1862. On that day, a force of Confederate soldiers launched a dawn surprise attack on the Union garrison stationed at Independence and compelled it to surrender. It was . . . — Map (db m34924) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — First Fireproof Building in Independence
. . . — Map (db m34751) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — First Presbyterian Church
The congregation dates from 1826. The church neither divided nor closed in the Civil War. Designed in 1888 by Nier, Hogg and Byram of Kansas City, Mo. Harry S. Truman first met Bess Wallace here in Sunday School in 1892. — Map (db m34747) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — 7 — First Presbyterian Church — Truman Historic Walking Tour Stop 7
The church had recently been built when the Truman family moved to Independence in 1890. Harry Truman attended Sunday School here for several years as a child with Bess Wallace. — Map (db m34748) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — First United Methodist Church
The earliest Society of Methodists in the county was founded in Independence in 1835 with 10 charter members. Methodists have worshipped on this corner since 1840. The present Gothic style church, completed in 1859, was refaced and added to in 1929 . . . — Map (db m34749) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — General Andrew Jackson — 1767 - 1845
This statue presented to the people of Jackson County by Harry S. Truman President of the United States 1949 Accepted for the people of Jackson County by the County Court —————— Harry . . . — Map (db m34847) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — 9 — Gingko Tree — Truman Historic Walking Tour Stop 9
During his daily walks in his later years, Harry Truman would stop and pat this old Gingko tree, speak a few words, then continue his walk. Gingko Triloba Maidenhair Tree Independence Garden Club 1931 Harry Truman Gingko Designated . . . — Map (db m34740) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — 44 — Harpie Club — Truman Historic Walking Tour Stop 44
The Harpie Club, formed in 1924 by Harry Truman and his friends, dedicated to the enjoyment of poker, met in an upstairs room of this building. — Map (db m34790) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Harry S. Truman — 1884 - 1972
. . . — Map (db m34853) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Harry S. Truman Grave
Born May 8, 1884 Lamar, Missouri Died December 26, 1972 Married June 28, 1919 Daughter Born February 17, 1924 Judge Eastern District Jackson County Jan. 1, 1923 - Jan 1, 1925 Presiding Judge Jackson County Jan. 1, 1927 - . . . — Map (db m58843) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Harry S. Truman Historic District
Harry S. Truman Historic District has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America National Park Service United States . . . — Map (db m44354) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Here the Oregon Trail Began
This monument honors the pioneer spirit of those courageous men and women who by their heroic trek across the continent established homes and civilization in the Far Northwest — Map (db m34753) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Historic Courthouse
This 1933 courthouse, inspired by Independence Hall, contains restored courtroom and office of former Presiding Judge Harry S. Truman. Often remodeled, this building rests upon a foundation laid in 1828. Listed on the National Register of Historic . . . — Map (db m34782) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Independence
Side A: Independence, famed "City of the Trails," was for two decades the starting point of the great western trade and travel routes to Santa Fe, Oregon, and California. Settled mainly by Southerners on land ceded the U.S. by the Osage . . . — Map (db m44323) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Independence Veterans Memorial
This permanent memorial shall serve to provide lasting tribute to those Independence veterans that have made the ultimate sacrifice in order to preserve and protect the tremendous freedom each of us so richly enjoy [Honor Roll List . . . — Map (db m34854) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — 4 — Jackson County Courthouse — Truman Historic Walking Tour Stop 4
Harry S. Truman began his political career here, serving as administrative judge from 1923 to 1925 and presiding judge from 1927 to 1935, overseeing the building's 1932 major renovation. — Map (db m34794) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Jackson County Marshal's House and Jail Museum
Built in 1859, these buildings served as United States Provost Marshal's headquarters during the Civil War. Frank James, outlaw, and William C. Quantrill, border war guerrilla, were jailed here. In use until 1933. — Map (db m34808) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — James Bridger Gravesite
picture of Jim Bridger James Bridger 1804 · 1881 Celebrated as a hunter, trapper, fur trader, and guide. Discovered Great Salt Lake 1824, the South Pass 1827. Visited Yellowstone Lake and Geysers 1830. Founded Ft. Bridger 1843. . . . — Map (db m27223) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Joseph T. Noland House
In 1910, while visiting his aunt "Ella" Noland, Harry Truman seized the opportunity to return a cake plate to the Wallaces, beginning his courtship with Bess. — Map (db m58838) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Kritser House
Martin Kritser, a grocer, bought this lot in 1847 and probably had the house built soon after. Patrick McCarty, one time saloon keeper on this square, bought it in 1849. This modest house is typical of the majority of houses built during the city's . . . — Map (db m34843) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate
About 1856, John Lewis erected this mansion on 22 acres he had owned since 1845. George Caleb Bingham, the famous Missouri genre painter, bought the farm in 1864 and lived here until 1870. W.H. Waggoner, mill owner, bought it in 1876. The family . . . — Map (db m34834) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Liberty Bell Replica Marker
Dedicated to You, a Free Citizen in a Free Land This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was the inspirational symbol for the United States Savings Bonds Independence Drive, conducted from May 15 to July 4, 1950. The dimensions and tone are . . . — Map (db m44349) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Our Jackson County Pioneers — In Honor Of
Revolutionary Soldiers Lt. Joseph Boggs, PA. • William Moore, VA. Isaac Drake, MD. • Ledston Noland, N.C. —————— Fort Osage, 1808-1827 Major George C. Sibley, U.S. Indian Agent Mary Easton . . . — Map (db m34857) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Price's Great Missouri Raid — The Battle of the Little Blue River — "They fought us on the blue grass ridges..." Pvt. James H. Campbell, 14th Mo. Confederate Cavalry
By 11 a.m. on Oct. 20, 1864, Col. Thomas Moonlight had made his first movement after the Little Blue crossing. Maj. Gen. James Blunt received permission from Maj. Gen. Samuel Curtis to engage the Confederate and made a rapid movement to this . . . — Map (db m90430) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — 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 copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m68494) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Salem Cemetery Association
Salem Cemetery Association, an independent community association separate from the New Salem Baptist Church, was formed and incorporated December 4, 1917, by a group of concerned lot owners interested in the perpetuation, maintenance and improvement . . . — Map (db m90345) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Santa Fe Trail — 1821 - 1872
Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri 1909 Independence — Map (db m34755) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Santa Fe Trail — 1821 - 1872 — Salem Church
Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri 1909. — Map (db m90347) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — D — Second Battle of Independence — October 1864 — Battle of Westport
After heavy fighting at the Little Blue River on the 21st, Price's Confederate army forced Blunt's cavalry to retreat to the Big Blue River, leaving a rear guard in town. Shelby's Confederates reached town in the late afternoon. After a brisk fight . . . — Map (db m34805) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — The Eternal Flame of Freedom — Harry S Truman Library and Museum
The Eternal Flame of Freedom in this courtyard is dedicated to the memory of President and Legionnaire Harry S. Truman on the 72nd anniversary of the American Legion — Map (db m93179) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — The Harry S. Truman Library
This building has been erected by the gifts of American citizens in all walks of life and the generosity of the City of Independence and of the contractors who built it for the purpose of preserving the papers of President Harry S. Truman and . . . — Map (db m44352) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Trinity Episcopal Church
The first Episcopal Congregation in Jackson County was organized in 1844. This building, begun in 1881, was designed in the rural Gothic style by the distinguished Boston firm of Sturgis & Brigham. Here Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Truman were married in . . . — Map (db m33634) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Truman House
Built about 1867 by George Porterfield Gates, a mill owner. President Harry S. Truman and his wife, Bess Wallace Truman, granddaughter of Gates, made this their home from the time of their marriage in 1919. The "Summer White House" from 1945 to . . . — Map (db m34731) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Truman Library Veterans Memorial Carillon
AMVETS presented and dedicated a carillon as a living memorial to America's veterans who served their country for the cause of freedom "As these bells ring...honored dead rest... freedom lives..." From the speech of Harry S. . . . — Map (db m44324) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Truman's First Job
"It was in the Clinton's Drugstore that Harry S. Truman obtained his first job at three dollars a week. He opened the store every morning at six thirty, mopped the floor, cleaned away the trash, polished the jugs and bottles, worked at the . . . — Map (db m34789) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Twyman Hotel - Kenton House
. . . — Map (db m34809) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Union Line — 11 AM October 21, 1864 — Tour Stop C
Moonlight's Union cavalry brigade, with five guns and 1000 men, was driven from the Little Blue River by Marmaduke's and Shelby's 5000 Confederates of Price's army. Moonlight stopped here and was joined by Jennison's and Ford's brigades of Blunt's . . . — Map (db m90385) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Vaile Mansion
Designed for Harvey M. Vaile, operator of Star Mail routes, by Asa Cross of Kansas City, this Second Empire style house was described in 1881 as "one of the most costly and beautiful residences" in the county. Listed on the National Register of . . . — Map (db m82634) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Woodlawn Cemetery Confederate Memorial
(Confederate Battle Flag) 1861 - 1865 C * S * A Sacred to The Memory of The Soldiers of THE CONFEDERACY — Map (db m52507) 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 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

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