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Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Grant Hotel

Rolla

 
 
Grant Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 15, 2019
1. Grant Hotel Marker
Inscription.  "The quartermaster depot building at the northwest corner of Eighth and Pine streets was among many others in Rolla built by the Union army for its supply apparatus. Sold after the war as government surplus, the quartermaster building became the Grant Hotel, shown here circa 1875. (upper left photo)

"Mr. and Mrs. Hiram V. Shaw purchased the original Grant Hotel on the northwest corner of Eighth and Pine streets in 1870 and replaced the frame building in 1876 with this brick edifice. The hotel, outbuildings and grounds ultimately encompassed the whole block." (lower right photo)

John F. Bradbury, Jr., Rolla The Old Town (St. Louis: C. Bradley Publishing, Inc., 2002), pp. 10, 20.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMilitaryWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 37° 57.001′ N, 91° 46.291′ W. Marker is in Rolla, Missouri, in Phelps County. Marker is at the intersection of North Pine Street and West 8th Street, on the right when traveling north on North Pine Street
Grant Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 15, 2019
2. Grant Hotel Marker
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 718 North Pine Street, Rolla MO 65401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scott's Drugs (here, next to this marker); Rollamo Theater (a few steps from this marker); "Whiskey Row" (a few steps from this marker); Hotel Edwin Long (a few steps from this marker); National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Pine Street and Downtown Rolla (within shouting distance of this marker); Rolla Mills (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Campbell Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rolla.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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