Moses Grinter

Moses Grinter (HMV6R)

Location: Kansas City, KS 66111 Wyandotte County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 4.459', W 94° 45.568'

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In memory of Moses Grinter who was sent here by the government in 1831 to establish the first ferry on the Kansas River. He operated a trading post for the Delaware Indian tribe until 1860, when it was closed. Delaware was the first post office in Kansas, established on Sept. 10, 1850.

This colonial brick house was built by Grinter in 1857.
HM NumberHMV6R
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 1:39am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 347799 N 4326496
Decimal Degrees39.07431667, -94.75946667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.459', W 94° 45.568'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 27.54" N, 94° 45' 34.08" W
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Area Code(s)913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1420 S 78 St, Kansas City KS 66111, US
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