"TNT" St. Charles County Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 42.185 W 090° 42.562
15S E 699187 N 4286318
Historical marker commemorating the families who moved from Howell, Hamburg and Toonerville to accommodate the a government TNT plant.
Waymark Code: WM18JC
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 02/23/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 40

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Marker Text:

[Dove of Peace]
This monument is dedicated to the several hundreds families whose exodus from Howell, Hamburg, and Toonerville-Y communities took place prior to the declaration of World War II, Dec. 7, 1941

The U.S. Government purchased approximately eighteen thousand acres for construction of a plant to manufacture TNT for World War II. Mandatory moving followed from homes , schools, churches, businesses, and farms.

To past, present, and future generations, we express a heartfelt wish: "PEACE"

History of Mark:
Marker was place 6/9/1986.

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Additional point: Not Listed

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