Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

First Presbyterian Church in Wesport


Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church, once located at the southwest corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 40th Street in Westport. The church was constructed in 1859, sold as a private residence in 1895, and razed before 1950. This vantage point faces east on 40th Street from just west of the intersection of 40th and Pennsylvania.

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Modern Location: 
4000 Pennsylvania Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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Point of view: 
39.05498, -94.59342
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Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook, SC30-8A, Box 4, Folder 7, #48
Digital Object Identifier: 
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.