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Pacific House

1855

 
 
Pacific House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
1. Pacific House Marker
Inscription.  C.H. Kahmann had Pacific House built as a tavern and hotel to accommodate passengers on the just-completed Pacific Railroad. Sold to Frederick Wohlgemuth in 1857, it has continued as a tavern under numerous owners.
 
Erected 2008 by City of Washington, Missouri. (Marker Number 4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, City of Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 38° 33.691′ N, 91° 0.768′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is on West Front Street near Elm Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 West Front 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. Wolf Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Missouri Pacific Passenger Depot (a few steps from this marker); The Civil War Comes to Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry A. Hartbauer
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Missouri Pacific Railway Station (within shouting distance of this marker); 1865 Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Welcome to Washington" Mural (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington's Railroad History (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Pacific House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
2. Pacific House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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