HISTORIC
Independence, Missouri
Queen City of the Trails

The Beginning  -  Wagons Westward  -  The Civil War  -  Harry S Truman  -  Ginger Rogers
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Prominent Founders  -  Historic Buildings, Homes and Other Landmarks  -  The Mormons

Independence Fairgrounds Race Track, 1909, located on Alton Avenue (23rd Street), east of Noland Road.
It was a half mile race track. The Fairgrounds were sold in 1924 to become a housing development.
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The sign on the barrier on the left side of the photo is an ad for
(?) Mize Peters
"Pillist"
(something) - Drugs - Soda & Cigars
S. E. Cor. Square - Phone #53

 

 

 

 

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