Emil and Rosa Scheidt began their business as Wohlwend Hardware. The current store was originally the Maplewood Theatre, c.1910. The sloping floor was leveled in 1916 and marks from the rows of seats remain visible. The store is still family-owned.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the U.S. Route 66 series list.
Location. 38° 36.781′ N, 90° 19.08′ 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 at or near this postal address: 7320 Manchester Road, 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. Coral Court (a few steps from this marker); Kalb Electric (within shouting distance of this marker); 66 Park-In Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Citizens National Bank
More about this marker. The sidewalk plaque is located, fittingly, in front of Scheidt True Value Hardware.
Also see . . . History of Scheidt Hardware (City of Maplewood's website). Some history and photos on the classic Route 66 company that makes its home in Maplewood. (Submitted on September 18, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.