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John C. S. Foss Building

c. 1868

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
1. John C. S. Foss Building Marker
Inscription. Foss constructed this building for his newspaper business. He was the proprietor of the "Observer" for several years and then in the insurance business. this building later housed the First National Bank.
 
Erected by City of Washington, Missouri.
 
Location. 38° 33.643′ N, 91° 0.785′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Elm Street on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 231 West Main Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schmidt Jewelry Store (here, next to this marker); Henry Herkstroeter Building (a few steps from this marker); Commercial Hotel (a few steps from this marker); The Downtown Washington Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Edward G. Busch Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Welcome to Washington" Mural (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Hotel Addition (within shouting distance of this marker); Beckmann Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
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John C. S. Foss Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
2. John C. S. Foss Building Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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