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

Henry Wallis House

1906

— City of Overland —

 
 
Henry Wallis House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 16, 2020
1. Henry Wallis House Marker
Inscription.  Wallis built this house with a lookout tower to view his workers by day and to study the stars at night. The property had a winery, vineyard and orchard. The lookout tower was removed in 1950 when Earl Hilleman remodeled the house to become Hilleman Funeral Home.
 
Erected by Overland Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, Overland Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
 
Location. 38° 42.051′ N, 90° 22.36′ W. Marker is in Overland, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Lackland Road just east of Dawes Place, on the left when traveling east. Marker is in front of Assisted Health Services, Inc. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9709 Lackland Road, 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. Overland Historical Society and Log House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Frank Spencer House (about 500 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); Overland Manor (about 600 feet away); William Campbell House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Lackland Avenue School (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of John and Elizabeth Smith Farmhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Appel House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gocke House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Overland.
 
Regarding Henry Wallis House. Hilleman Funeral Home (mentioned on the marker) closed sometime during the 2010's.
 
Henry Wallis House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 16, 2020
2. Henry Wallis House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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