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Washington Bakery

1868

 
 
Washington Bakery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2019
1. Washington Bakery Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1868 by developer C. H. Kahmann it served as the C. Kegelmann Cigar Fctory until 1889. Julius Rombach and Paul Schmidle had their bakery here until the partners split in 1902, Schmidle stayed until 1920. The rear addition was an early location of the Observer newspaper.
 
Erected by City of Washington, Missouri.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, City of Washington series list.
 
Location. 38° 33.607′ N, 91° 0.822′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and West Second Street, on the right when traveling north on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 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. Dickbrader Hardware (a few steps from this marker); Beckmann Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Hotel Addition (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Herkstroeter Building
Washington Bakery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2019
2. Washington Bakery Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commercial Hotel (about 300 feet away); John C. S. Foss Building (about 300 feet away); Schmidt Jewelry Store (about 300 feet away); The Downtown Washington Historic District (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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Oct. 26, 2020