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Washington in Franklin County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Henry Herkstroeter Building

1879

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
1. Henry Herkstroeter Building Marker
Inscription. Herkstroeter established his men's clothing business in 1875 and built this structure four years later. His descendants continued business until 1923. Bocklage Menswear built the addition in 1947.
 
Erected by City of Washington, Missouri.
 
Location. 38° 33.636′ N, 91° 0.779′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is on West Main Street east of Elm Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219A 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 (a few steps from this marker); John C. S. Foss Building (a few steps from this marker); Edward G. Busch Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Downtown Washington Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Hotel Addition (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grothaus Building (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.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Henry Herkstroeter Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
2. Henry Herkstroeter 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 10 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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