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The Vaile Mansion, Independence, MO in winter 2013. Built in 1881 Colonel Harvey Vaile. It is Second Empire Victorian Architecture.


Harry S. Truman Library & Museum in Independence, MO

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National Frontier Trails Museum

national frontier trails center, independence, missouri


Twin Drive-In Theatre, Independence, Missouri. Loved going here as a child, then with a bunch of friends as a teen. Lots of good memories.


The Vaile Mansion in Independence, MO, built in 1881. Owned by Missouri state and open 6 months out of the year as a tourist attraction.


Clinton's Soda Fountain, Independence, Missouri. Site of Harry Truman's first job. His favorite order: Butterscotch sundae with chocolate ice cream.


Independence, MO, Swope Residence - The Swope residence, of red brick and red sandstone, at 406 South Pleasant Street in Independence, was built in the early 1890s. Colonol Thomas Swope, donor of the land constituting the city park that bears his name, also gave to the city the property that later became known as "Hospital Hill," cite of today's Children's Mercy Hospital and Truman Medical Center.

Photograph of President Harry S. Truman and Mrs. Bess Truman on the Porch of Their Independence, Missouri Home, 1953


Ginger Rogers, from the film It Had To Be You, 1947