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Schmidt Jewelry Store

c. 1863

 
 
Schmidt Jewelry Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
1. Schmidt Jewelry Store Marker
Inscription.  After four years in business, Joseph H. Schmidt purchased this building in 1880 and his "Schmidt Boss Jewelers" continued for 110 years through three generations of the Schmidt family.
 
Erected 2012 by City of Washington, Missouri. (Marker Number 26.)
 
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 1863.
 
Location. 38° 33.642′ N, 91° 0.78′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is on West Main Street east of Elm Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 West Main 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. John C. S. Foss Building (here, next to this marker); Mense Building (a few steps from this marker); Henry Herkstroeter Building (a few steps from this marker); The Downtown Washington Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Hotel
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(within shouting distance of 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Schmidt Jewelry Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 19, 2021
2. Schmidt Jewelry Store Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 6, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on March 24, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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