The city of Independence, Missouri sits just outside of the well-known area of Kansas City. Independence is most famous for being the hometown of former president Harry S. Truman. There are many landmarks and museums dedicated to him that people tour often. The Independence Square is a shopping area with small unique stores and eating places, with the exception that it isn’t very large. There are original buildings located on the Square that have been there since the very beginning of the city. Likewise, there is also a very large Victorian looking home known as the Vaile Mansion not too far from the square that has also been there since the start. The story surrounding the house is mystifying and somewhat dark, but it is a place that few outside of Independence know about. I believe that more attention should be brought to it due to the mystery and the…

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