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Civil War Memorial This monument bears a marble collage of 12 Civil War sites in Humboldt depicting events during the Oct. 1861 Burning of Humboldt by Confederate troops and revealing possible hiding places of fugitive slaves found in Humboldt during the Sept. 1861 Raid by Missouri Guerrillas. Free brochures for self-guided tours can be obtained 24 hours a day at Johnson's General Store on 9th Street. Shops around the City Square also offer these tour brochures. Groups or individuals can arrange for a conducted tour by calling in advance 620-473-2325.


Admission: Free
Hours: Anytime, self-guided
Address: NW corner City Square
Phone: 620-473-2325
Our Email: ksadvocate@cox.net

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Confederate Soldier Marker

This stone marker memorializes the site where a Confederate soldier was shot during the burning of Humboldt in October 1861. This is just one of 12 sites in Humboldt's Civil War Tour. Free brochures, with map, for this self-guided tour can be obtained 24 hours a day at Johnson's General Store on 9

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Civil War Memorial

This monument bears a marble collage of 12 Civil War sites in Humboldt depicting events during the Oct. 1861 Burning of Humboldt by Confederate troops and revealing possible hiding places of fugitive slaves found in Humboldt during the Sept. 1861

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