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Plattsmouth in Cass County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Drew/Weckbach

 
 
Drew/Weckbach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
1. Drew/Weckbach Marker
Inscription.
This Property
is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior
Drew/Weckbach 317, 321, 325 Main Street 1881 & 1886
Joseph V. Weckbach came to Plattsmouth in 1865. After working as a blacksmith he entered the grocery business. In 1881 with the help of Alva Drew, a local lawyer, they built the east two-thirds of the building and then in 1886 one third of the building was built in the same architectural style. It housed a general store.
 
Location. 41° 0.662′ N, 95° 52.989′ W. Marker is in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, in Cass County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 317 Main Street, Plattsmouth NE 68048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Excelsior Building (a few steps from this marker); Vienna Bakery (a few steps from this marker); Blake Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wetenkamp Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Budweiser Building 1888 (within
Drew/Weckbach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
2. Drew/Weckbach Marker
Marker is at the far left.
shouting distance of this marker); Cass County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Company A – First Nebraska Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Plattsmouth Bridge 1930 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Plattsmouth.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Drew/Weckbach Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
3. Drew/Weckbach Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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