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

Randolph Laughlin House

1904

— City of Overland —

 
 
Randolph Laughlin House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 16, 2020
1. Randolph Laughlin House Marker
Inscription.  This large estate was purchased by Henry Laughlin in 1879. The Laughlin family used this property as a summer retreat from their home on Lucas Place in the city of St. Louis. Randolph, his son, built the mansion between 1904 & 1912, known as the "rock house".
 
Erected by Overland Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, Overland Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 38° 41.874′ N, 90° 21.149′ W. Marker is in Overland, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on West Sherwood Drive just south of Lackland Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is by a fence, in front of the house, which is private property. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 West Sherwood Drive, Saint Louis MO 63114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Charles / James Loring House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Grace Van Studiford House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Daniel Boone's Cabin
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Lake Sherwood (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Caleb Baldwin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Twelve Mile Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Overland Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Heidbrink & Clarence A. Fritz Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Overland.
 
Also see . . .  Massive Overland Castle Has Us Dreaming of a Regal NoCo Life. An article from the Riverfront Times (published on May 24, 2019) which features several pictures of the mansion (interior and exterior), which was put up for sale. (Submitted on February 24, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Randolph Laughlin House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 16, 2020
2. Randolph Laughlin House Marker
As seen near the house
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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