Independence Missouri: Starting Point of the Oregon Trail
Bart and Bridgie at the National Frontier Trails Museum in Independence MO.
Oregon Trail Memorial in front of Independence Courthouse, Independence MO.
Independence Courthouse reflected in drugstore window where a young Harry Truman once worked. Independence Square, Independence Missouri
Words of wisdom in downtown Independence window.
Downtown Independence Missouri.
1827 Log Courthouse near downtown Independence Missouri.
Spire atop The Community of Christ Temple near downtown Independence Missouri.
Abstract of Spire atop The Community of Christ Temple near downtown Independence Missouri.
The Frontier Trail route out of Independence Missouri is well posted often with limestone posts.
Aunt Sophie’s Cabin, reportedly the home of a slave to the Rice family home nearby along the Oregon Trail outside of Independence, Mo.
Santa Fe Cemetery, before this was a cemetery it was popular camp location for many immigrants along the Oregon Trail. Swale ruts from the wagons are still in evidence.
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