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

Saratoga Lanes

1916-Present

 

— Maplewood, MO —

 
Saratoga Lanes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 10, 2019
1. Saratoga Lanes Marker
Inscription.  The Saratoga Billiards & Bowling Alley is the oldest of its kind west of the Mississippi. An "upstair-zer", the 8-lane bowling alley has provided fun for generations of bowlers, pool players, travelers and socialites making it a treasured landmark.
 
Erected 2010.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesSports. In addition, it is included in the U.S. Route 66 🛣️ series list.
 
Location. 38° 36.758′ N, 90° 19.174′ W. Marker is in Maplewood, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Manchester Road (Missouri Route 100), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Louis MO 63143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sunnen Products Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Katz Drug Store (within shouting distance of this marker); 66 Park-In Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coral Court (about 400
Saratoga Lanes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 10, 2019
2. Saratoga Lanes Marker
It is located on the sidewalk in front of a vacant building.
feet away); Scheidt Hardware (about 500 feet away); Kalb Electric (about 600 feet away); Jay B. Smith Funeral Home (about 600 feet away); Citizens National Bank (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maplewood.
 
More about this marker. This is part of the City of Maplewood's Route 66 Tribute and Memorial Plaques series. This is one of the tribute sidewalk plaques.
 
Regarding Saratoga Lanes. Saratoga Lanes was added to the National Register of Historic Places list in 2008. It is currently located at 2725 Sutton Boulevard in Maplewood (not far from this marker).
 
Also see . . .  History of Saratoga Lanes (City of Maplewood's website). History of the classic Route 66 place, including pictures. (Submitted on September 15, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 105 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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