TASTE & SEE KC: History of Truman Road

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Truman Road is named for one of the most famous Missourians of all time -- President Harry S. Truman.

The road was renamed for Truman in 1949. It starts in Kansas City and runs to the eastern edge of Jackson County. 

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It goes straight through Truman's hometown of Independence, Missouri. Truman grew up in Independence and his family had a farm in nearby Grandview. After his presidency, he returned to Independence and lived not far from the road named after him. 

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