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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Morrin, Mrs Mark J
Glass Negative, Color
Flower at the Mrs. Mark J. Morrin Residence, on Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. Highway 50.
''Talisman'' rose at the Mrs. Mark J. Morrin Residence, Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. Highway 50.
15th Street Bridge at Blue Ridge
Postcard of the 15th Street Bridge at Blue Ridge
Amaryllis flowers at the Mark J. Morrin Residence, Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. Highway 50.
Amaryllis flowers at the Mrs. Mark J. Morrin Residence, Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. Highway 50.
Blue Ridge Boulevard
July 24, 1910
Its completion a short distance south of 15th Street has given traffic a chance to use the excellent bridge built across that street several years ago at a cost of $15,000. This bridge is 150 feet long,...
Blue Ridge Shopping Center Writes Modern-Day Development Chapter
Article about the planning and construction of the new shopping mall at 40 Highway and Blue Ridge Boulevard, originally the property of German farmer August Reich. Planning done with consultation of the...
Cabin near Rice-Tremonti Home
Full view of a log cabin identified on the back of the photograph as "Rice Cabin" or known as Aunt Sophie's cabin or kitchen located on the Archibald Rice, later Dr. Louis Tremonti, homesite. Notation...
Cemetery Born of Segregation Survives in Limbo
November 23, 2014
Article documents the current state of Highland Cemetery, located on Blue Ridge Boulevard just outside of Kansas City city limits. A brief history of the cemetery and bios of some of the noteworthy individuals...
Climbing roses at the Mrs. Mark J. Morrin Residence, on Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. Highway 50.
''Doctor Huey'' climbing roses at the Mrs. Mark J. Morrin Residence, on Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. Highway 50.
Deep Cut in the Blue Hills
September 13, 1911
Information about the stone arch bridge on Blue Ridge Boulevard spanning 15th Street.
Dog Finds Markers For Pioneers' Graves
June 5, 2005
A Raytown family has discovered, thanks to their dog's digging, the gravestones of some early Jackson County pioneers. To date, six monuments have been discovered including those of the Archibald Rice...
Elihu Coffee Rice Residence
Information about the slave cabin of Elihu Coffee Rice, or Elihu Rice, on Blue Ridge Boulevard, built in the early 19th century and known as Aunt Sophie's Cabin. Also information on the Rice-Tremonti Home,...
Erste Deutsche Methodisten Kirche (First German Methodist Church)
Postcard of the First German Methodist Church at 14th and Campbell
Experts Await Confirmation of Santa Fe Trail's Location
July 17, 2005
A team of researchers from the National Park Service and the University of Kansas are using various techniques to verify the Santa Fe Trail sites in south Kansas City near Blue Ridge Boulevard and 87th...
Gift of Roses Leads to Hobby, Trophies
Story of the Portland Rose Society award-winning rose bushes of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Fabian of 5509 Blue Ridge Boulevard, H. W. being a 72-year-old salesman for a book and office supply company.
Group Trying to Save Old Cemetery
One paragraph about the preservation effort for the "old Pitcher Cemetery." "At the October meeting of the Jackson County Historical Society Executive Board a letter was read from a group of citizens interested...
Harry West Standing near Plant
Harry West standing near an eremurus plant at the Mrs. Mark J. Morrin residence, on Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. Highway 50.
Historical Landmarks: Birthplace of Harry S. Truman
Photo (of the Harry Truman birthplace) and description of the residences of Harry Truman during his birth and upbringing, including his birthplace at Lamar, Missouri (1009 Truman Road), his boyhood home...
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