The following item was taken from the March 19 through 25, 1961, Examiner.

 

The following item was taken from the March 19 through 25, 1961, Examiner.

The Jackson County Historical Society paid tribute to George Caleb Bingham, Civil War artist, who painted some of his best-known pictures during his residency here, at a memorial service at his gravesite. This year is the 150th anniversary of his birth, and approximately 80 persons, most of them Society members, gathered for the ceremony in old Union Cemetery, 227 W. 28th Terr., Kansas City.