This 1947 map helps explain the 3-pronged approach to exploring the South Pole led by Admiral Cruzen.
Capt. Richard H. Cruzen, USN, commander of Task Force Sixty Eight, the task force which made the U.S. Navy’s 1947 Antarctic Expedition. The native of Gallatin, MO, later achieved the rank of Admiral. [Official USN photography, filed June 25, 1946; #702828]
Visit the 1889 Squirrel Cage Jail, located 2 blocks west of the Daviess County Courthouse in Gallatin, MO. This historic relic is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a visitors’ center — by appointment,
Trudi Burton, ph: 660.663.7342
I was raised near Coffey graduated from CHS 1956. Left Coffey in 1957 now live in Minot, ND. Enjoy reading about Daviess county. My mother wrote the Coffey news for ma
Hello, Darwin… Thanks for reading. I remember your mother, Mrs. Kampman, and how she was so dependable submitting news items for our newspaper. We’re (finally) updating and reconstructing this history website, recently adding numerous images and cleaning up text posts. Lots more to go, so be watching for more soon. Hope all is well with you and yours. Best regards.