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Near Affton in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

New Buildings for White Haven

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site

 
 
New Buildings for White Haven Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 14, 2012
1. New Buildings for White Haven Marker
Inscription.  Grant's plans for developing the farm resulted in many improvements, including a barn and stable built between 1869 and 1872. The stable you see today housed Grant's horses. The barn that also appears in the 1875 illustration of the farm sheltered cattle and sheep.

Letter from Grant to his caretaker, William Elrod September 4, 1871.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimals. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 4, 1864.
 
Location. 38° 33.125′ N, 90° 21.094′ W. Marker is near Affton, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker can be reached from Grant Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7400 Grant Road, Saint Louis MO 63123, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Slaves Only (here, next to this marker); The Roads to White Haven (here, next to this marker); The White Haven Estate: Other Houses (here, next to this marker); The Working Farm (here, next to this marker); Early Owners of the Farm

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(here, next to this marker); White Haven's Outbuildings (here, next to this marker); Green Haven? (here, next to this marker); Outbuildings / ~150 Years Ago—Colored Troops (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Affton.
 
Horse Barn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 14, 2012
2. Horse Barn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on October 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 24, 2024