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Independence in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

First Fireproof Building in Independence

 
 
First Fireproof Building in Independence Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
1. First Fireproof Building in Independence Marker
Inscription. Main Marker
308 West Maple Building
1911
First Fireproof Building in Independence

Secondary Marker
Since 1911
M. H. Siegfried & Co.
Founded by Mark H. Siegfried
1881 - 1967
Mortgages - Real Estate - Loans

 
Erected by M. H. Siegfried and Company.
 
Location. 39° 5.576′ N, 94° 25.142′ W. Marker is in Independence, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Maple Avenue near Osage Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 West Maple Avenue, Independence MO 64050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Independence Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); General Andrew Jackson (about 600 feet away); Here the Oregon Trail Began (about 600 feet away); Santa Fe Trail (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); First Battle of Independence (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Siegfried Company Marker on First Fireproof Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
2. Siegfried Company Marker on First Fireproof Building
First Fireproof Building in Independence and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
3. First Fireproof Building in Independence and Markers
First Fireproof Building in Independence image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2010
4. First Fireproof Building in Independence
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 602 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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