John Clayton Inn - Washington, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 33.634 W 091° 00.663
15S E 673294 N 4269889
Built in 1838 as a Inn near the ferry landing.
Waymark Code: WM10J92
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 05/14/2019
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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County of building: Franklin County
Location of building: W. Front St. & Lafayette St., Washington
Built: 1838
Marker Erected by: Washington Historical Society

Marker Text:

Washington began in the area of Front and Lafayette Streets. The John Clayton Inn was located near the natural river landing site used in early times. Erected by John Clayton, this inn/boarding house is one of Washington's oldest surviving structures. The old cellar was exposed when streets were regraded in the 1870's.

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