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Maplewood in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Katz Drug Store

1914-1971

 

Various Locations

 
Katz Drug Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 10, 2019
1. Katz Drug Store Marker
Inscription.  The neon cat sign was a prominent fixture that smiled down on many a traveler along Route 66. Pioneering the model for the mass market drug store, Katz held a significant place in Maplewood's historic landscape post-dating the original alignment era.
 
Erected 2010.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S. Route 66 marker series.
 
Location. 38° 36.77′ N, 90° 19.124′ W. Marker is in Maplewood, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Manchester Road (Missouri Route 100), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7349 Manchester Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 66 Park-In Theater (a few steps from this marker); Sunnen Products Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Coral Court (within shouting distance of this marker); Scheidt Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Saratoga Lanes (within shouting
Paramount Jewelers image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 10, 2019
2. Paramount Jewelers
The marker is in front of the store.
distance of this marker); Kalb Electric (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Citizens National Bank (about 400 feet away); Empire Supply (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maplewood.
 
More about this marker. This is part of the City of Maplewood's Route 66 Tribute and Memorial Plaques series. This is one of the Memorial sidewalk plaques. It is located in front of Paramount Jewelers as of September 2019.
 
Also see . . .  Maplewood's Route 66 Memorial and Tribute Plaques. The City of Maplewood's webpage about the Route 66 sidewalk plaques. (Submitted on September 13, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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