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Commercial Hotel Addition

1891

 
 
Commercial Hotel Addition Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
1. Commercial Hotel Addition Marker
Inscription.  Erected in 1891, this addition created a dining room to the north and a "sample room" to the south for salesmen to show wares. Elijah Zumwalt managed the Commercial Hotel from 1888-1921 and became the owner in 1892. The Kahmann Pork Packing Plant was razed to build this structure.
 
Erected by City of Washington, Missouri.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, City of Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
 
Location. 38° 33.625′ N, 91° 0.809′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is on Elm Street south of East 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 Elm Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beckmann Building (here, next to this marker); Dickbrader Hardware (a few steps from this marker); Washington Bakery (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Hotel (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Mense Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Herkstroeter Building (within shouting distance of this marker); John C. S. Foss Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Schmidt Jewelry Store (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Commercial Hotel Addition Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
2. Commercial Hotel Addition Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 3 times this year. 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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