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Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

First Store in Greene County

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 12, 2011
1. First Store in Greene County Marker
Inscription.
Site of first store in southwest Greene County, a little log cabin, supplied with goods from Boonville, Missouri, 1831, and conducted by Junius T. Campbell, brother of John P. Campbell, founder of Springfield. Marker erected 1921 by Reps Dry Goods Company.
 
Erected 1921 by Reps Dry Goods Company and University Club. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Location. 37° 12.593′ N, 93° 17.434′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Olive Street near Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 North Jefferson Street, Springfield MO 65806, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gillioz Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Butterfield Overland Stage (about 500 feet away); St. Paul United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Landers Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Post Office in Springfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shrine Mosque (approx. mile away); Wilshire Apartments (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Springfield (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
More about this marker.
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 12, 2011
2. First Store in Greene County Marker
Looking northeast across Olive Street
Marker says number "VI" but link says "7"
 
Also see . . .
1. First Store in Greene County. (Submitted on June 3, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Springfield-Greene County Local History. (Submitted on June 3, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 12, 2011
3. First Store in Greene County Marker Number
Apparently should read "VII" instead of "VI"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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