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

Circa 1910

 
 
Circa 1910 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 15, 2019
1. Circa 1910 Marker
Sidewalk plaque
Inscription.  In the early 1900s, the Blackwell-Wielandy Book & Stationary Company occupied 700 Washington Avenue. Founder Frank Wielandy planted the seed for over 710 acres of thrift gardens that grew throughout the city by 1921.
 
Location. 38° 37.814′ N, 90° 11.425′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on North 7th Street just south of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is outside the Hi-Pointe Drive-In, which is located in the Mercantile Exchange (MX) building on Washington Avenue. Marker faces the Thompson Coburn LLP building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 634 Washington Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Circa 1976 (within shouting distance of this marker); Circa 1875 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Missouri Athletic Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First Mormon Meeting Place in St. Louis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1990 (approx.
Circa 1910 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 15, 2019
2. Circa 1910 Marker
Hi-Pointe Drive-In windows are seen in the background
0.2 miles away); 1997 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Teenager Samuel Clemens (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
More about this marker. This is one of three sidewalk plaques along North 7th Street, which are part of the Mercantile Exchange (MX) District series.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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