Historic Administration Building
—Architect: Thomas Bast • Contractors: Dean & Hancock —
Named for Governor Sam A. Baker, the Historic Administration Building is a two-story building of buff-colored brick. Originally the building included a cafeteria and sleeping rooms for department superintendents. It now houses the Missouri State Fair Foundation.
This building is in the classical revival style with a symmetrical facade and a portico with square columns.
The original Administration Building was a square, frame building with a two-story portico and balcony located next to the Grandstand.
Erected by Missouri State Fair Commission.
Location. 38° 41.62′ N, 93° 15.49′ W. Marker is in Sedalia, Missouri, in Pettis County. Click for map. Marker and building are on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2503 West 16th Street, Sedalia MO 65301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Womans Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commercial Building (about 400 feet away); Family Fun Center (about 500 feet away); Coliseum (about 600 feet away); Home Economics Building (about
Also see . . .
1. Missouri State Fairgrounds National Register Historic District Registration Form. (Submitted on July 5, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Missouri State Fair History Summary. (Submitted on July 5, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.