Stone Building - Brick Building - St. Charles, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 46.747 W 090° 28.944
15S E 718694 N 4295276
Historical marker in the old town St. Charles commemorating two of the early buildings.
Waymark Code: WM1ZG0
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 08/09/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 50

Stone Building
circa 1820

Residence and business of Sir Walter Rice, served at various times as County Surveyor, Recorder of Deed, Justice of the Peace and Postmaster.

 

Brick Building
circa 1848

Original site of frame warehouse built by Elisa Jordan, circa 1837.  Present structure was built by Melcior Thro, a French merchant. ~ text of marker

 

An interesting story of Sir Walter Rice's name can be found at St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery waymark.

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


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