Press Building in Franklin, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 59.246 W 092° 45.307
15S E 521208 N 4315410
Quick Description: Stone marker in a roadside turnout at the Katy Trail.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 1/23/2022 5:10:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM15MRC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 1

Long Description:

County of marker: Howard County
Location of marker: State Hwy 87, roadside turnout, about ½ mile NW of Boonville
Marker Erected By: Missouri Press Association
Date Erected: May 9, 1919

Marker Text:

1800 feet west of this Spot
is the Site where stood the build'g
in FRANKLIN
in which was published
THE MISSOUIR INTELLIGENCER
and
BOON'S LICK ADVERTISER
By
Nathaniel Patten &
The First number was issued
April 23, 1819
It was the first newspaper printed
in Missouri west of St. Louis
and was Missouri's pioneer country
Newspaper - This Monument was
erected and dedicated by the
MISSOURI PRESS ASSOCIATION
May 9 1919

Web link: [Web Link]

History of Mark:
Please check out this site:
https://mdh.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/mocohist/id/67632


Additional point: Not Listed

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