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

William Heidbrink & Clarence A. Fritz Building

1906

— City of Overland —

 
 
William Heidbrink & Clarence A. Fritz Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 16, 2020
1. William Heidbrink & Clarence A. Fritz Building Marker
Inscription.  Built as a grocery store and residence, Heidbrink established a post office within the store and was named postmaster in 1909. The business was sold in 1913 to R.E. Lafon. He sold the store to Fritz, who eventually became Overland's first elected mayor. The Knights of Columbus purchased the property in 1944.
 
Erected by Overland Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, Overland Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
 
Location. 38° 41.996′ N, 90° 21.558′ W. Marker is in Overland, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is at the intersection of Lackland Road and Goodale Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Lackland Road. Marker is located in front of the Knights of Columbus building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9200 Lackland Rd, 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 Caleb Baldwin House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ortmann Funeral Home (about 400 feet away,
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measured in a direct line); Site of Buck School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Grace Van Studiford House (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Charles / James Loring House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of John and Elizabeth Smith Farmhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Randolph Laughlin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Daniel Boone's Cabin (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Overland.
 
William Heidbrink & Clarence A. Fritz Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 16, 2020
2. William Heidbrink & Clarence A. Fritz Building Marker
In front of Knights of Columbus building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 26, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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