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Hannibal in Marion County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

McDaniel's Candy Store

 
 
McDaniel's Candy Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, May 11, 2020
1. McDaniel's Candy Store Marker
Inscription.  

This building built in c1840, was originally the McDaniel's Candy Store. Jimmy McDaniel, the owner's son and a friend of Sam Clemens, was the envy of all his friends. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 39° 42.71′ N, 91° 21.44′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on Main Street just north of Bird Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is mounted next to the entrance of La Azotea Lounge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 323 North Main Street, Hannibal MO 63401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grant's Drug Store (a few steps from this marker); Joshua Mitchell Building (a few steps from this marker); New Cash Store (a few steps from this marker); Henry Collins Building (a few steps from this marker); Abner Nash Building (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Grant's Drug Store (a few steps from this

McDaniel's Candy Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, May 11, 2020
2. McDaniel's Candy Store Marker
Next to the entrance of La Azotea Lounge.
marker); Tom Sawyer’s Fence (within shouting distance of this marker); Owsley's Mercantile (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
 
Regarding McDaniel's Candy Store. This building is part of the Mark Twain Historic District (Main, Hill & Bird Streets), which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
 
Also see . . .  Mark Twain Historic District National Register Nomination Form. (Submitted on September 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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