Russellville, Cole Co. - MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 30.781 W 092° 26.426
15S E 548784 N 4262886
Flag Pole dedication stone for the Bicentennial, now removed.
Waymark Code: WMVB8M
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 03/27/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods
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County of stone: Cole County
Location of stone: Railroad Ave., across from City Hall, Rissellville
Date wall of stones created: 2015

In a clean up project for the City of Russellville, they torn down a lot of old building. Ones that were beyond recover, and placed the corner stones in a wall used to decorate the new park. Railroad Park where the contamination site used to be and needed to be clean up also.

Marker Text:

Was surveyed for Richard
Mosrris, Buckney W. Russell
and Benj. P. Griffin May 3.
1838. and named after Mr.
Russell, - Incorporated and
Approved Sept. 4, 1895
J. Grant Chairman
H.L. Enloe Clerk
Engraving on all corner stones
Donated by W. C. Newbold
St. Clair, Mo.

History of Mark:
Flag Presentation * Bi-centennial Ceremony -- 3 p.m. Guest Speaker Representative Richard H. Ichord 8th Congressional District Russellville, Missouri, population 557. Founded 1838 by Buckney P. W. Russell. Original survey commissioned by Russell and Richard Morris and Benjamin P. Griffin. Ad Compliment of Community Bank of Russellville ~ from the Daily Capitol News, Jefferson City missouri, September 27, 1975

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