Dr. Jeremiah Millington Home - St. Charles, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 46.739 W 090° 28.949
15S E 718688 N 4295260
Quick Description: Historical marker in old town St. Charles commemorating one of the early homes in the area.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2007 10:06:40 AM
Waymark Code: WM1ZFB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 28

Long Description:

Home of Dr. Jeremiah Millington
built circa 1820

Served as first duly appointed Postmaster during the time that St. Charles was the State Capitol and performed his postal duties from here.  Jeremiah and his brother Seth were joint owners in a botanical garden west of the city.  They manufactured and distributed the first commercially produced caster oil, supplying the Lewis and Clark expedition with this medication. ~ text of marker

History of Mark:
Marker placed St. Charles South Main Street Preservation Society


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