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Big Business on the Missouri River The fur trade was a booming business in the wilderness west of St. Louis. Trapping primarily took place on the upper Missouri River in the Dakotas and Montana. Furs were then sent down the river to St. Louis and…
The Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi was chartered by its General Fraternity on March 5, 1868. Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi is the oldest chapter of any collegiate fraternity or sorority in continuous existence west of the Missis…
Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri 1913
This is a two sided marker Side A: Fulton was founded here in the Little Dixie Region of Missouri, 1825, to replace the poorly located Elizabeth as seat of Callaway County. Named for a grandson of Daniel Boone and War of 1812 Ranger, Capt. James…
"The Columns" atop this hill are the venerated remains of Westminster College's original academic building, Westminster Hall, destroyed by fire in 1909. Founded in 1851, Westminster was one of the few Missouri colleges to function in some fashion …
Rev. William W. Robertson, (1807-1894), Presbyterian minister and educator, established Fulton Female Seminary (1850) on W 7th Street, originally known as Seminary Street. Rev. Robertson founded Westminster College in 1853.
In memory ofWilliam Chrisman Swope1878 - 1909Graduated from Westminster 1900Faithful to every duty, self-sacrificing and helpful. A loyal officer in his church, a sincere and devout Christian—————This building has bee…
"A reminder of the historic past and a symbol of strength for the future." The Columns of Old Westminster Hall, built in 1858, preserved after the Fire of 1909, repaired by the Class of 1927 and rebuilt in 1972 by many loyal alumni. Restorat…
In this building5 March 1946the Right HonorableWinston ChurchillWartime Prime Minister ofGreat Britaindelivered his"Iron Curtain" Speechhaving been introduced byHarry S. TrumanPresident of theUnited States of America Erected MCML —&mda…
Stepping stone to knowledge for more than 8,000 Westminster men