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U.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque
U.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque
TitleU.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque
DescriptionView of oak tree located near the entrance to Swope Park. This tree had a plaque placed by it in 1937 by the local chapter of the Colonial Dames of America. The plaque commerated the 150th anniversary of the adoption of the U.S. Constitution. The plaque was stolen, later found and restored, and rededicated on September 17, 1987 by the same Colonial Dames of America chapter. Two page explanation of the history of the plaque is included in the folder with the photographs.
Datecirca 1987
PhotographerRobert L. Tatham
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 3.5 x 5 in.
CollectionGeneral Collection (P1), Parks--Swope--Constitution Memorial, #1
NotesThe placque reads: "This Tree Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Constitution of the United States of America, 1787-1937, Planted by the Kansas City Committee of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Missouri."
SubjectPlaques
Trees
Patriotic societies
Constitutions
Local SubjectSwope Park
Colonial Dames of America
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10016371
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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