Weston in Platte County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Weston, Missouri, as shown on Edwards Brother's map of 1877, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places August 21, 1972. The historic area encompasses sixteen full blocks and portions of eight additional city blocks and approximately 131 acres. The Historic District area is bound on the West by the east line of the Burlington Railroad track, Summit Street, Gay Street, and Rock Street.
Project was approved by Weston City officials and in recognition of the following members of the Landmark Committee: Bertha Bless, Chairman; Robert Jones, Co-Chairman; Stephen J. Raiche, Chief Research Historian of the Missouri State Park Board; Edgar Crigler, Publicity Director; Mary Pepper, Recording Secretary; Dr. R.J. and Mary Felling; Virginia Osthoff; Ruth Ohlhausen; Mary Spratt; Betty Hull; Dorothy Pierce; Beverly Amstutz; Pat Benner with students Margaret Ann Spratt; Ted Wilson; Karen Stephens; and Ora Lynn Collison.
On National Register of Historical Places
August 21, 1972
Erected by City of Weston.
Location. 39° 24.553′ N, 94° 54.197′ W. Marker is in Weston, Missouri, in Platte County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lewis and Clark Expedition (here, next to this marker); Lewis & Clark Campsite (here, next to this marker); "Bear Medison Island" (here, next to this marker); "Hell's Half Acre" (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Yocum-Benner Buildings (about 600 feet away); Doppler Building (about 800 feet away); Mitchell Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. George Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Weston.
Also see . . .
1. Weston, Missouri, Historic District National Register Nomination. (Submitted on July 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Weston, Missouri, History. (Submitted on July 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.