Fort Leavenworth

If you don’t know me personally or haven’t followed me long enough to figure this out, I am a God-fearing, flag waving, proud to be

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Diorama of the James Farm in Museum

Jesse James Farmhouse

I have a bit of personal attachment to the Jesse James story because the house we built in Richmond, Missouri backed up to the cemetery

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Fort Osage

Remembering the 4th grade A significant portion of my readers are, or were, Missouri residents. I think that most of these people remember the 4th

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Fort Gibson

Our last stop on the Oklahoma tour is Fort Gibson.  I found Fort Gibson very interesting, and I encourage you to visit if you are

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Battle of Honey Springs

The Battle of Honey Springs, sometimes called the Affair at Elk Creek, occurred on July 17, 1863, at the Honey Springs Depot which was a

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Cover Reveal: Hippie War

I’m thrilled to show everyone the cover for my next book, “Hippie War: Battle for the Harrisonville Square”. For those of you who enjoy seeing how

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Taking a Winter break!

I’m going to be taking a short break from creating new content for both this page as well as my Facebook Page, Jonathan Jones History.  

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Historic Liberty Jail

My wife was concerned that I was considering joining the Mormon religion after watching “Under the Banner of Heaven” on Hulu.  While joining up was

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Far West Settlement

This will be the second in an unofficial series of posts relating to the history of the Mormons in Missouri.  If you haven’t read the

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Haun’s Mill Massacre

The Haun’s Mill Massacre came to my attention while Jill and I were watching the Hulu show, Under the Banner of Heaven, starring Andrew Garfield. 

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The Orphan Train

Check out my latest article on the Orphan Train which was printed in the July 15 edition of the Johnson County Gazette. Orphan Trains were

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Huron Cemetery Sign

Huron/Wyandot Cemetery

The Huron Indian Cemetery, also known as the Wyandot National Burying Ground, is located at 631 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, Kansas.  Wyandot and Huron are

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Municipal Stadium

Kansas City Municipal Stadium was located at 2123 Brooklyn Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.  If you are approaching from the north, you will drive past Arthur

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Mary Sibley Presentation

I was honored to be asked to speak with the Mary Sibley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Harrisonville on Saturday, April

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