Independence, MO Photos

Independence, MO retains the character of a village, but one with historical importance in that it was an important starting point for early American Westward migration and was the home of President Harry Truman.

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Entrance of Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum & Library. Independence, MO.Truman house built by George Porterfield Gates, mill-owner & grandfather of Bess Wallace Truman, was summer White House. Independence, MO.Victorian detail of Truman house run National Park Service. Independence, MO.House of Harry Truman relatives across street from Bess Wallace house where Harry stayed while couring Bess. Independence, MO.
Entrance of Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum & Library. Independence, MO. Truman house built (1867) by George Porterfield Gates, mill-owner & grandfather of Bess Wallace Truman, was summer White House (1945-53). Independence, MO. Victorian detail of Truman house run National Park Service. Independence, MO.House of Harry Truman relatives across street from Bess Wallace house where Harry stayed while couring Bess. Independence, MO.
Detail of statue of President Harry Truman before courthouse. Independence, MO.Jackson County Marshall's House & Jail Museum. Independence, MO.Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate. Independence, MO.Harvey M. Vaile Mansion. Independence, MO.
Detail of statue of President Harry Truman before courthouse. Independence, MO.Jackson County Marshall's House & Jail Museum (1859). Independence, MO. Lewis-Bingham-Waggoner Estate (1856) (313 W. Pacific Ave.). Independence, MO. Style: Italianate. Harvey M. Vaile Mansion (1881) (1500 North Liberty St.). Independence, MO. Style: Second Empire. Architect: Asa Cross. On National Register.
Courthouse modeled on Independence Hall. Independence, MO.Courthouse modeled on Independence Hall. Independence, MO.Courthouse modeled on Independence Hall where Presiding Judge Harry S. Truman served before being elected to the U.S. Senate. Independence, MO.Statue of President Harry Truman outside of courthouse where Truman once served as a judge. Independence, MO.
Courthouse (1933) modeled on Independence Hall. Independence, MO.Courthouse (1933) modeled on Independence Hall. Independence, MO.Courthouse (1933) modeled on Independence Hall where Presiding Judge Harry S. Truman served before being elected to the U.S. Senate. Independence, MO. On National Register.Statue of President Harry Truman outside of courthouse where Truman once served as a judge. Independence, MO.
Clinton's Soda Fountain where Harry Truman had his first job. Independence, MO.Old Independence Fire Station which now houses Harry Truman National Historic Site Interpretation Center of National Park Service. Independence, MO.Old Independence Fire Station with horse-drawn tourist wagon. Independence, MO.Downtown Independence, MO.
Clinton's Soda Fountain where Harry Truman had his first job. Independence, MO.Old Independence Fire Station which now houses Harry Truman National Historic Site Interpretation Center of National Park Service. Independence, MO.Old Independence Fire Station with horse-drawn tourist wagon. Independence, MO.Downtown Independence, MO.
Missouri Pacific/Truman Depot. Independence, MO.Caboose at Missouri Pacific/Truman Depot. Independence, MO.Chicago & Alton Railroad Depot. Independence, MO.Watertower & wagon. Independence, MO.
Missouri Pacific/Truman Depot (1111 W. Pacific Ave.). Independence, MO.Caboose at Missouri Pacific/Truman Depot. Independence, MO.Chicago & Alton Railroad Depot (1879) (318 West Pacific Ave.). Independence, MO.Watertower & wagon. Independence, MO.
Jim Bridger statue. Independence, MO.Jim Bridger sculpture by Tom Beard. Independence, MO.National Frontier Trails Museum. Independence, MO.Bullene-Choplin House. Independence, MO.
Jim Bridger (1804-81) statue. Independence, MO.Jim Bridger (1804-81) sculpture (2004) by Tom Beard (318 West Pacific Ave.). Independence, MO.National Frontier Trails Museum (318 West Pacific Ave.). Independence, MO.Bullene-Choplin House (c1887) (702 North Delaware St.). Independence, MO. Style: Queen Anne.
Queen Anne details of Bullene-Choplin House. Independence, MO.Stone Arts & Crafts house. Independence, MO.Community of Christ Temple. Independence, MO.Spire of Community of Christ Temple. Independence, MO.
Queen Anne details of Bullene-Choplin House (c1887). Independence, MO.Stone Arts & Crafts house (on North Delaware St.). Independence, MO.Community of Christ Temple (201 S. River). Independence, MO.Spire of Community of Christ Temple. Independence, MO.
Details of Community of Christ Temple. Independence, MO.Community of Christ Temple. Independence, MO.Blacksmith sculpture at Community of Christ Temple. Independence, MO.
Details of Community of Christ Temple. Independence, MO.Community of Christ Temple. Independence, MO.Blacksmith sculpture at Community of Christ Temple. Independence, MO.

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