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

437 North Main

circa 1900

 
 
437 North Main Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 7, 2018
1. 437 North Main Marker
Inscription.  During Prohibition, Moses Bowlen O'Bannon rented the two-story brick Green Tree Tavern from former brewer Charles Schibi. O'Bannon sold soft drinks and had a license to operate two billiard tables from 1921 until 1930. O'Bannon born in 1873, the son of emancipated slaves, was a World War I veteran and lived and died in a segregated St. Charles.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
 
Location. 38° 47.086′ N, 90° 28.778′ W. Marker is in St. Charles, Missouri, in St. Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Clark Street, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 437 North Main Street, Saint Charles MO 63301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 343 North Main (about 400 feet away); 340 North Main (about 400 feet away); 334 North Main (about 400 feet away); 330 North Main
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(about 500 feet away); 324 North Main (about 500 feet away); 323 & 329 North Main (about 500 feet away); 319 North Main (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Charles.
 
437 North Main Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 7, 2018
2. 437 North Main Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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