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1. A Brief History of the Six Mile Territory A Brief History of the Six Mile Territory Fall//2002 This article was first printed in the Six Mile Baptist Cookbook. It gives the early history of the area, including notes about the Osage Indians, Fort Osage, Sibley, and what took place in the "six-mile"...

2. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Ambrose Mann, a farmer in Fort Osage Township of Jackson County, born in Kentucky in 1836 and moving here in 1878.

3. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of William Hudspeth, a farmer and livestock raiser born in Fort Osage Township of Jackson County, Missouri, in 1844.

4. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of John Tyer, "one of the foremost farmers of Fort Osage township, Jackson county, Missouri." Born in Linn County, Missouri in 1839 and raised in Jackson County.

5. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Thomas Pemberton, Sr. "of Fort Osage township," Jackson County, Missouri. Born in Georgia in 1827 and moving to Sibley, Missouri about 1850 as a brick manufacturer and farmer.

6. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of George Peace, a farmer"in Fort Osage township, Jackson county," Missouri, born there in 1852.

7. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of James Douglass, a farmer of Fort Osage Township in Jackson County, Missouri, born in Kentucky in 1829 and moving to Jackson County in 1835, becoming involved in the 1849 Gold Rush...

8. A Rare Find from Fort Osage A Rare Find from Fort Osage October - December 2003 Report of archaeological work at Fort Osage undertaken on February 28, 2003, and the results of the finds, including a "piece of eight," a segment of a silver Spanish 8 real. It also includes a brief overview...

9. A Rare Old Book Reveals an Unsung Hero in Earliest Kansas City History A Rare Old Book Reveals an Unsung Hero in Earliest Kansas City History July/14/1929 Illustration, and biographical article about Sacajawea (ca. 1785-1812 ca.), a Shoshone Indian guide on the Lewis and Clark expedition and wife of French fur trader Toussaint Charbonneau (1759-1840 ca.)...

10. A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 Spring//2001 Photos and article about the history of Jackson County historic preservation, "specifically the preservation of historic buildings, sites and structures," and especially growing since the 1960s. Definitions...

11. A True Friend of Education A True Friend of Education September 2, 2011 Tribute to James Coen of Blue Springs who taught history at Fort Osage High School for many years and later served 13 years on the Blue Springs, Missouri, school board. Coen died August 6, 2011.

12. About Town About Town November/11/1967 File containing a description of Margaret Withers Teague, or Margaret Teague, a Clay County, Missouri historian "assist[ing] her mother, the late Mrs. Robert Steele Withers, in research for the writing...

13. About Town About Town April/26/1960 Photo and article about former Fort Osage High School graduate Sara Ann Cooper, announcing her engagement "to Mr. Donald L. Blasingame" a player for the San Francisco Giants professional baseball team....

14. America's National Historic Trails America's National Historic Trails 1999 Chapter of the book about the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, tracing the route of the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1804-1806 from Saint Louis to Portland, Oregon, and back, crossing the Kansas...

15. And They Came to the "Heart of America" And They Came to the "Heart of America" October/2/1921 List of several other firsts in Kansas City, including the first lawyer, Robert T. Van Horn, the first physician, Isaac M. Ridge, and the first settlement in Jackson County, Fort Osage, in 1808.

16. Batter Up! Batter Up! June 2-8, 2005 Article profiles Wil Pujols, cousin of the St. Louis Cardinals' standout Albert Pujols. In 2005, Wil Pujols was a senior at Fort Osage High School, the same high school from which Albert Pujols graduated...

17. Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State 1900 Biographical sketch of Samuel Chiles, concentrating on his Civil War battles. Includes his enlisting at the age of 16 with the Fort Osage Rangers, moving to Mexico after the war and in 1896 "chosen marshal...

18. Before Manifest Destiny Before Manifest Destiny April, 2004 Article describes 16 points of interest in the United States and Canada for people interested in ''Old West'' trading posts and Indian factory replicas.

19. Beloved Coach Remembered Fondly Beloved Coach Remembered Fondly February 1, 2013 Obituary for Dale Williams, head coach of the girls basketball program at Fort Osage High School. Williams' long coaching career is detailed. Former associates and students describe the ways he positively...

20. Best of the West Best of the West October, 2004 Annual "best of" survey of people, places and things in the western United States, including the best saloons, historic sites, clothing manufacturers, etc.