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Magnolia Cemetery (Burial Place of Hunley Victims)

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This is the burial place of the HL Humley submarine victims. From WikiPedia: H. L. Hunley was a submarine of the Confederate States of America that played a small part in the American Civil War, but a large role in the history of naval warfare. The Hunleydemonstrated both … Continue reading Magnolia Cemetery (Burial Place of Hunley Victims)

Battle of Boonville Wayside Marker

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Location: Marker is located in front of the Warden’s Residence adjacent to the Boonville Correctional Facility at 1216 East Morgan Street in Boonville. Marker Reads: On June 17, 1861, the Battle of Boonville took place at this and other locations … Continue reading Battle of Boonville Wayside Marker

Battle of Fayette Wayside Marker

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Location: On the Plaza near Student and Community Center Fayette, MO Marker Reads: The Battle of Fayette occurred on Sept. 24, 1864, when a large force of guerrillas assaulted a fortified Union garrison in Fayette. The attacking force of approximately 250 partisans was led … Continue reading Battle of Fayette Wayside Marker

Stop 23: Thomas Farmhouse Wayside Marker

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The “Thomas Farmhouse” Wayside Marker is part of the Battle of Westport driving tour. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri at the corner of 96th Terrace and Wornall. This is the FINAL STOP on the tour. For more information and … Continue reading Stop 23: Thomas Farmhouse Wayside Marker

Stop 20: Russell’s Ford Wayside Marker

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The “Russell’s Ford” Wayside Marker is part of the Battle of Westport driving tour. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri near the intersection of Grandview and Blue River Road. This is STOP 20 on the tour. For more information and … Continue reading Stop 20: Russell’s Ford Wayside Marker

Stop 19: Boston Adams’ House Wayside Marker

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The “Boston Adams’ House” Wayside Marker is part of the Battle of Westport driving tour. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri on Swope Parkway near the Battle of Westport Visitor Center. This is STOP 19 on the tour. For more … Continue reading Stop 19: Boston Adams’ House Wayside Marker

Stop 17B: Log House and Defensive Line Wayside Marker

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The “Log House and Defensive Line” Wayside Marker is part of the Battle of Westport driving tour. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri on E. 59th Street. This is STOP 17B on the tour. For more information and a printable … Continue reading Stop 17B: Log House and Defensive Line Wayside Marker

Stop 17A: Pratt’s Artillery Wayside Marker

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The “Pratt’s Artillery” Wayside Marker is part of the Battle of Westport driving tour. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri on E. 63rd Street. This is STOP 17A on the tour. For more information and a printable map, visit the Battle … Continue reading Stop 17A: Pratt’s Artillery Wayside Marker

Stop 17: Battle of the Big Blue Battle Maps Wayside Marker

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The “Battle of the Big Blue Battle Maps” Wayside Marker is part of the Battle of Westport driving tour. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri on Manchester Trafficway. The marker has information about the Battle of the Big Blue during … Continue reading Stop 17: Battle of the Big Blue Battle Maps Wayside Marker

Stop 16: Byram’s Ford Battlefield Wayside Marker

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The “Byram’s Ford Battlefield” Wayside Marker is part of the Battle of Westport driving tour. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri on Manchester Trafficway in the Byram’s Ford Industrial Park. The marker is located within walking distance of the Big … Continue reading Stop 16: Byram’s Ford Battlefield Wayside Marker

Stop 15: Harrisonville Road Wayside Marker

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The “Harrisonville Road” Wayside Marker is part of the Battle of Westport driving tour. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri near the intersection of Wabash and Meyer. This is STOP 15 on the tour. For more information and a printable … Continue reading Stop 15: Harrisonville Road Wayside Marker

Stop 13: Shelby’s Last Stand Wayside Marker

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The “Shelby’s Last Stand” Wayside Marker is part of the Battle of Westport driving tour. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri on the grounds of the Forest Hill Cemetery. This is STOP 13 on the tour. For more information and … Continue reading Stop 13: Shelby’s Last Stand Wayside Marker

Stop 12: Battle of the Big Blue Wayside Marker

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The “Battle of the Big Blue” Wayside Marker is part of the Battle of Westport driving tour. It is located in Kansas City, Missouri near the intersection of E. 63rd and Paseo. This is STOP 12 on the tour. For more … Continue reading Stop 12: Battle of the Big Blue Wayside Marker