Belleville in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
An antique mall, beauty shop, candle shop, and a coffee house followed Kastel into this location. In 2012 Eckert Florist began operations here.
Erected by Belleville Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 38° 30.823′ N, 89° 59.22′ W. Marker is in Belleville, IllinoisTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 W Main St, Belleville IL 62220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reichert Business Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Peters Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Ruth A. Sterling (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carrie Thomas Alexander-Bahrenburg (about 700 feet away); Julius Liese (about 700 feet away); Robert "Bob" Goalby (about 700 feet away); Christian "Buddy" Ebsen (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belleville.
Regarding Kastel Electric. Fred Kastel died on August 18, 1957 and is buried at Green Mount Cemetery in Belleville. Mark Eckert, who has served as the Mayor of Belleville since 2004 (as of 2020), along with his wife own Eckert Florist.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.