St. Francis Borgia Convent & School - Washington, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 33.620 W 091° 00.871
15S E 672992 N 4269856
Quick Description: Front half, facings 2nd St., was built in 1890; back half (entrance from Cedar St.) was built in 1916.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 11/8/2021 6:16:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM158GB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Geo Ferret
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Long Description:

County of building: Franklin County
Location of building: W. 2nd St. & Cedar St., SE corner side, Washington
Built: 1890
Architectural Style: Romanesque Revival
Classified: C-1
Current Occupant: Grade School
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Marker Text:

ST FRANCIS BORGIA
CONVENT & SCHOOL
The cornerstone was laid for a new convnet built large enough to accommodate future school rooms on June 15, 1890. In 1916, property was purchased nearby for a convent and the southern half of this structure was built to house a growing Catholic grade school.
1890


History of Mark:
"North half of this bldg. was erected in 1890 as a convent & school for St. Francis Borgia. In 1916 after the south half was constructed and the entire bldg. was used as a school. The north half was originally constructed with a third floor which was removed circa 1970." ~ Washington Historical Survey


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