MOSSAR Harry S. Truman Chapter Color Guard Photo Gallery
Harry S. Truman Chapter Meeting 281st Meeting Independence, MO October 11, 2008
Harry S. Truman Chapter President William Hartman, the Harry S. Truman Chapter Color Guard, and Mr. Ted Stillwell of Independence, Missouri, are shown here at the October 11th, 2008 meeting. Mr. Stillwell, as guest speaker, spoke on the "Life and heritage of Harry S. Truman" and facts about Jackson County, Missouri.
Born and raised in Eastern Jackson County, Missouri – with studio’s on the Independence Square – Columnist and artist Ted W. Stillwell has spent many years exploring the fascinating history of the Overland Trail Days and the Opening of the West (from the little Nineteenth century frontier outpost of Independence). His love of history and his passion for storytelling, combined with his artwork, and writing abilities – all come together every Wednesday in The Examiner. Stillwell writes and illustrates – “Portraits of the Past” – a newspaper column about the history and folklore of the State of Missouri. His past stories can be read in the archives section of the Independence Missouri Examiner on the internet.
Photo: (L - R) Vice-President Dirk A. Stapleton, Harry S. Truman Chapter; Mr. Ted Stillwell of Independence, Missouri; and President William Hartman, Harry S. Truman Chapter.