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1. 'An Altar, a Tribute to Liberty' 'An Altar, a Tribute to Liberty' September 13, 2008 Dedication of a newly constructed overlook of the Quindaro ruins in Wyandotte County took place September 13, 2008. "In the mid-1800s, the Quindaro Ruins site was an abolitionist community in Kansas that...

2. 60-Minute City 60-Minute City March 22, 2008 Graphics and statistics reflecting what happens in Kansas City between 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in 2008. It was based on an article, "The Busiest Hour on Earth" that ran in New York's "World Magazine" in 1906....

3. A Forgotten River A Forgotten River February 27, 2008 Article discusses the decline of recreational activity on the Missouri River and profiles riverboat pilot Rick Lynn, whose father first opened a waterfront marina in 1957. the Lynn family also launched...

4. Beautiful Location: Parkville Beautiful Location: Parkville July 2008 Short article about the community of Parkville, Missouri, located north of the Missouri River and northeast of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Includes mention of magazines who find Parkville to be one...

5. Biography of Charles E. Kearney (1820-1898), Outfitter Biography of Charles E. Kearney (1820-1898), Outfitter 2008

6. Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer 2008

7. Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician 2008

8. Biography of James H. McGee (1786-1840), Early Settler Biography of James H. McGee (1786-1840), Early Settler 2008

9. Biography of Joseph Guinotte (1815-1867), Civil Engineer Biography of Joseph Guinotte (1815-1867), Civil Engineer 2008

10. Biography of Seth Ward (1820-1903), Frontier Trader Biography of Seth Ward (1820-1903), Frontier Trader 2008

11. Biography of Thomas Bullene (1828-1894), Merchant and Mayor Biography of Thomas Bullene (1828-1894), Merchant and Mayor 2008

12. Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor 2008

13. Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer 2008

14. Biography of William Gillis (circa 1797-1869), Indian Trader and Kansas City Town Founder Biography of William Gillis (circa 1797-1869), Indian Trader and Kansas City Town Founder 2008

15. Companion Journeys Companion Journeys August 2008 Title continues, "David Thompson, Thomas Jefferson and the Corps of Discovery traveled similar paths throughout their careers."

In 1797-1798, David Thompson, a fur trader and cartographer for the...

16. Green Connection Green Connection March 2008 A profile of the proposed Riverfront Heritage Trail which will connect greenway systems throughout Kansas City. "The simple goal is to develop a first-of-its-kind bistate trail system called the Riverfront...

17. Historic Site to Be Dedicated Historic Site to Be Dedicated October 23, 2008 Short news piece about the dedication of the new Wayne City Landing overlook in Sugar Creek. Wayne City, a Missouri River port was an early nineteenth century stop for pioneers coming to Independence to...

18. Idlewild, Colonel Daniel Burns Dyer House Idlewild, Colonel Daniel Burns Dyer House 2008 Description and history of the Colonel Daniel Burns Dyer house in Kansas City built in 1906-1907 overlooking the Missouri River near the Beaumont Station on the Independence Electric Line. Includes drawing...

19. James MacKay: International Explorer James MacKay: International Explorer April 2008 The authors of this article state that the discovery of manuscript collections in both the New York Historical Society and the Illinois State Depository help to give evidence of MacKay's role in the country's...

20. New Renovations Hold Big Expectations New Renovations Hold Big Expectations December 30, 2008 Work is progressing on changing portions of the south bank of the Missouri River near the River Market area. It will involve restoring a portion of the area to the way it would have looked to early settlers,...