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Santa fe Trail
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Frank S Ford
Lewis, William M
Lola P Garrison
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Biographical sketch of Stubbins Watts, "[t]he well known miller on Indian creek" in the South Kansas City village of Dallas, Missouri. Born in Saint Charles County, Missouri in 1838 as a son of Anthony...
A New Map Showing the Scene of the Battle of Westport, Fought Oct. 23, 1864
Covering territory from Brush Creek on the north to Indian Creek on the south and lying between Big Blue River on the east and State Line Road on the west, covering approximately 68 square miles. ..
Car Dealers Replace Old Mill
July 6, 2011
Postcard image of the the Old Watt's Mill on Indian Creek and a short article about the mill's history. It was built in 1832 by Jackson County Judge John Fitzhugh and later purchased by Anthony Watts of...
Civil War Military Records of Stubbins Watts
This one folder collection contains copies of the Civil War (Confederate) records of Stubbins Watts. It includes the Missouri State Guard as well as Confederate Missouri State Infantry records.
Dallas, Jackson County, Missouri--the Settlement and Activities
Article about the history of the mill on Indian Creek at 103rd Street, "known as Dallas Mill or Watts' Mill," and passed down to Stubbin Watts.
DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid
A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...
Dodson, Missouri, Indian Creek
Indian Creek near Dodson, Missouri. Water level is low.
Etched in Time: Overland Memories of Johnson County
The early emigrants going west on the Oregon-California Trail and Santa Fe Trail came through Johnson County, Kansas. Diary entries describe the terrain. Two of the most common campsites were Sapling Grove,...
KCResources, page 60
Lakeview Heights Quadrangle
Topographical map of Lakeview Heights quandrangle in Benton County that includes part of the Lake of the Ozarks, Cole Camp Creek, Indian Creek, and other smaller creeks.
Map of Battle Field of Westport
Map depicting car lines, Union Army, confederate Army, known battery locations, and heavy fighting sabers. "Covering territory from Brush Creek on the North to Indian Creek on the South, and lying between...
Map of Monroe CO. MO.
Map of Monroe County, Missouri, that includes schools, churches, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and streams. Includes the townships of Woodlawn, Clay, Washington, Monroe, Marion, Union, Jackson, Indian...
On the Road: Kansas City, Missouri
Photos and article about the running and jogging venues and facilities in Kansas City, reviewing local running routes along parks and trails (including the Old Trolley Trail and the Indian Creek Greenway)...
P4 Frank Ford Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection's 117 developed photographs and 51 glass plate negatives show scenes from around the turn of the twentieth century by local amateur photographer, Frank S. Ford. They include photographs...
SC92 Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid
Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...
Scenes of Blue River Park and Mouth of Indian Creek at Dodson
Photos of Blue River Park and the Kansas City & Westport Railway streetcars. Poem on pages alternating with the photos, called "The Blue! O, the Blue!" by R. J. Lewis.
Stone Bridge, Dyke's Branch
Postcard of Stone Bridge, Dyke's Branch
The Jim Bridger Bridge Opens, Replacing Treacherous Causeway
July 28, 2004
The former Lydia Bridge which passes over Indian Creek and connects Bannister Road to the Linden Hills neighborhood to the south is now known as the Jim Bridger Bridge. The bridge spans 272 feet and stands...
The Legend of Indian Creek
History of the mill first used in 1832 as a sawmill by its builder John Fitzhugh, soon thereafter used as a grain mill, known later as Watts Mill. Description of many historic visitors and events around...
View of mill from across Indian Creek; located in Dallas, Missouri.
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