Muncie

Name:

Muncie

County:

Wyandotte

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Latitude / Longitude:

39°5’15″N 94°44’50″W

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Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Muncie is a neighborhood in Kansas City, Kansas on the north bank of the Kansas River. Rail lines run through it.

Remains:

The  derives its name from the Munsee (tribe) which was part of the Algonquian speaking Delaware (tribe). Reverend Jesse Vogler and John Kilbuck, and 72 Christianized Munsee Indians, came to the  aboard the St. Peters. The Munsee Moravian Mission was located in the Westfield settlement.

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Remarks:

On December 8, 1874, the James-Younger Gang are believed to have robbed a Kansas Pacific Railroad there of $30,000. Grinter Place in the Grinter Heights neighborhood is on the National Register of Historic Places. A ferry that was used on the military route between Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and Fort Scott, Kansas crossed the river here.