First Home of the Kansas City Country Club

First Home of the Kansas City Country Club (HM1NOI)

Location: Kansas City, MO 64112 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 2.037', W 94° 35.612'

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In 1896, two years after introducing golf to Kansas City at the Kenwood Golf Links east of Gilham and south of 36th Street, devotees of the game sought larger space here, at Seth Ward's east pasture. A $1-a-year lease was signed, and a nine-hole course was built by the members of the newly-formed Kansas City Country Club. The first clubhouse burned in April, 1897, but was replaced in three months. Nine more holes were added in additional space, opening on July 4, 1899.
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed1998
Placed ByNative Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City
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Date Added Sunday, September 6th, 2015 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 362075 N 4321752
Decimal Degrees39.03395000, -94.59353333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 2.037', W 94° 35.612'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 2' 2.22" N, 94° 35' 36.72" W
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Area Code(s)816, 913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5200 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City MO 64112, US
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