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Kansas University Openly Honoring Terrorists and War Criminals

Our Jayhawker friends over at Kansas University have really stepped in it now, especially after proudly unveiling “Jayhawker” football uniforms that supposedly pay tribute to Colonel Charles Jennison and his 7th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. Read more at the Kansas … Continue reading

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Why Do We Support Our Veterans?

After the infantile attack on the Durham County, North Carolina Veterans Monument (in which a group of Leftist Extremists toppled a 100+ year old statue commemorating veterans who fought for their community), and the general response from a minority of … Continue reading

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Camden Point’s Lost Educational Legacy

The latest issue of the Platte County Missouri Historical and Genealogical Society had a nice little write-up on the Missouri Christian College, which was a Camden Point institution until about 1929. The editor notes that it was about this time … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2017 – In Defense of Our Veterans

Here at Camden Point Landmark Society, the purpose of this site is to, of course, remember our history and the people of our local community. While this does focus on Camden Point, we also realize we’re part of a Platte … Continue reading

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Platte County History Illustrated on Sale Now!

Platte County’s first illustrated history book is now available for purchase as a hard copy or digital download! The illustrator of the book (and who was also mentioned in this Kansas City Star article), says that, “My goal with this book … Continue reading

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Fascinating Views regarding the American Civil War

We thought it might be fun to share a selection of several of our exclusive resources, some of which have been submitted from a number of local historians who enjoy writing about the impact the Civil War had on a local, state and … Continue reading

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The Veteran and Platte County Confederate Flags

How quickly we forget the lessons of history! With the Kansas City Star’s recent hit-piece against the Confederate Battle Flag hanging along side the Federal Flag at the Dirty Shame Saloon (located on the privately held Platte County Fair Grounds), … Continue reading

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