Andrew Drips Park

Andrew Drips Park (HM1MDF)

Location: Kansas City, MO 64108 Jackson County
Country: United States of America
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N 39° 5.745', W 94° 35.744'

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Kansas City's First Park, the keystone of our park system, given to the city by William and Catherine Drips Mulkey, May 5, 1882, in honor of Andrew Drips.

Erected by The Historical Committee West Side Community Council and the Board of Park Commissioners. 1951

East Inscription

Andrew Drips

1789 - 1860

Celebrated in the fur trade of the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains.

Catherine, daughter of his wife Mary, of the Oto Nation, was born at the historic battle of Pierre's Hole, July 18, 1832. Kansas City was their home from 1839.
Year Placed1951
Placed ByThe Historical Committee of the West Side Community Council and the Board of Park Commissioners
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 362005 N 4328614
Decimal Degrees39.09575000, -94.59573333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.745', W 94° 35.744'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 44.7" N, 94° 35' 44.64" W
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Area Code(s)816
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1028-1098 W 16th St, Kansas City MO 64108, US
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