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1. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile 358.3 - 323.4" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covered is Blue Mills to Lexington,...

2. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile 398.8-358.3" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. Map covers Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile...

3. Author's Interest in Historic Site Is Romantic: Wants Old Mill Marked Author's Interest in Historic Site Is Romantic: Wants Old Mill Marked January//1978 Article about the Blue Mills and Blue Mills Landing areas along the Little Blue River in eastern Jackson County, in terms of its historic significance as a commercial grain center as early as the 1830s,...

4. Automobile On Sibley Road Automobile On Sibley Road September 24, 1915 Four men in a car on Sibley Road near Blue Mills, Missouri.

5. Battle of Blue Mills Battle of Blue Mills April//1924 Story of the Battle of Blue Mills in Clay County, Missouri, through the eyes of a Union veteran of the battle from the Third Iowa Infantry.

6. Battle of Blue Mills Ferry Battle of Blue Mills Ferry File contains mention of the Battle of Blue Mills Ferry, September 17, 1861.

7. Blue Mills, Missouri, Covered Bridge Blue Mills, Missouri, Covered Bridge September 24, 1915 Head-on view of a car driving through a covered bridge on the Little Blue River at Blue Mills, Missouri.

8. Blue Mills, Missouri, Sibley Road Blue Mills, Missouri, Sibley Road September 14, 1915 View across dirt road identified as Sibley Road in Blue Mills, Missouri.

9. Blue Mills, Missouri, Sibley Road Blue Mills, Missouri, Sibley Road September 24, 1915 View down Sibley Road in Blue Mills, Missouri.

10. Clay County History Clay County History August/2/1981 File contains article about the significant Clay County Civil War Battles of Randolph and Blue Mills Ferry.

11. Clay County, Missouri Friends: Allen, Arthur, Thornton, Doniphan Clay County, Missouri Friends: Allen, Arthur, Thornton, Doniphan March/May 2003 While the article gives genealogical information about the Shubael Allen, Michael Arthur, John Thornton, and Alexander Doniphan families, it discusses many of the river landings and ferries during the...

12. Four Missouri River Landings and Their Ferries Four Missouri River Landings and Their Ferries Summer//1996 History of early Missouri River ferries in Jackson and Clay County at the four major Missouri River landings supporting border towns in this area including one for Westport and Kansas City.

13. Francis Fristoe Twyman Recalls Battle of Blue Mills Landing Francis Fristoe Twyman Recalls Battle of Blue Mills Landing Winter//1995 Account of the Battle of Blue Mills Landing south of Liberty, Missouri, during the Civil War, involving the author's escape from the fighting by ferry boat across the Missouri River.

14. History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties, Missouri History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties, Missouri //1886 Description of the Civil War skirmish at Blue Mills Landing in Caldwell County, Missouri, northeast of Kansas City.

15. History of Clay and Platte Counties, Missouri History of Clay and Platte Counties, Missouri //1885 Narrative and excerpted letters about the minor Battle of Blue Mills, involving soldiers from northwest Missouri, mentioning makeshift hospitals for the wounded in Kansas City and at William Jewell College....

16. Independence: Queen City of the Trails Independence: Queen City of the Trails August, 2003 Author details the role of Independence, Missouri in the development of the Santa Fe Trail, including descriptions of the several Missouri River landings at which goods and passengers were unloaded en...

17. Isaac Peace Isaac Peace 1877 Illustration (of his house, "Peacedale") and biographical sketch of Isaac Peace, a farmer and former miller in Fort Osage Township of Jackson County. Born in Rhode Island and moving to Jackson County,...

18. Large Role in Frontier History Large Role in Frontier History May/29/1974 Photo and article about Blue Mills, a formerly "busy flour mill sending large shipments to Ft. Leavenworth" and "built in the 1830s by slave labor" just "north of Blue Mills-Sibley Road in Fort Osage Township,"...

19. Liberty (Mo.) Tribune Papers Finding Aid Liberty (Mo.) Tribune Papers Finding Aid 1800-1880s, bulk 1830s-1860s This collection contains items crica 1832–1880s submitted to the Liberty (Mo.) Tribune for publication in the newspaper. They cover a variety of topics. Of particular interest are letters written from...

20. Missouri City Quadrangle Missouri City Quadrangle 1945 Detailed topographical map of an area east of Liberty, Missouri, showing parts of Jackson and Clay counties. Missouri City and a section of the Missouri River are featured, as well as Nebo Hill, Atherton,...