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New Buildings for White Haven

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

 
 
New Buildings for White Haven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 14, 2012
1. New Buildings for White Haven Marker
Inscription. Grant's plans for developing the farm resulted in many improvements, including a barn and stable built between 1869 and 1872. The stable you see today housed Grant's horses. The barn that also appears in the 1875 illustration of the farm sheltered cattle and sheep.

Letter from Grant to his caretaker, William Elrod September 4, 1871.
 
Location. 38° 33.125′ N, 90° 21.094′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri, in Saint Louis County. Marker can be reached from Grant Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7400 Grant Road, Saint Louis MO 63123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Slaves Only (here, next to this marker); White Haven's Outbuildings (here, next to this marker); The White Haven Estate: Other Houses (here, next to this marker); The Working Farm (here, next to this marker); Early Owners of the Farm (here, next to this marker); The Roads to White Haven (here, next to this marker); Green Haven? (here, next to this marker); White Haven (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Categories. AgricultureAnimals

 
Horse Barn image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 14, 2012
2. Horse Barn
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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