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Beckmann Building

c. 1885

 
 
Beckmann Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
1. Beckmann Building Marker
Inscription.  Originally a one story structure owned by Miss Julia Beckmann; she had a stationary and book business here until 1892 when she sold the building to the Trentmann family. Miss Beckmann had two additional "bays" which she rented to other shop keepers.
 
Erected by City of Washington, Missouri.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWomen. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, City of Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
 
Location. 38° 33.624′ N, 91° 0.814′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is on Elm Street south of West Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 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. Commercial Hotel Addition (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 distance
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of this marker); Mense Building (within shouting distance of this marker); John C. S. Foss Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Herkstroeter Building (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Francis Borgia Rectory (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Beckmann Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
2. Beckmann Building 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 193 times since then and 4 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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