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Watertown in Codington County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Retail Building

12 East Kemp Avenue

 

— Watertown Commercial Historic District —

 
Retail Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 15, 2018
1. Retail Building Marker
Inscription.  Built 1888. By 1919 Sugar Bowl Confectionary.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 44° 54.013′ N, 97° 6.835′ W. Marker is in Watertown, South Dakota, in Codington County. Marker is on East Kemp Avenue west of South Maple, on the left when traveling west. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just to the left of the entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 East Kemp Avenue, Watertown SD 57201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Retail Building (here, next to this marker); Mercer Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Maurice Hockman (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); M.D. Alexander's Furniture Store (within shouting distance of this marker); McCarthy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Paris Store (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
 
Regarding Retail Building.
Retail Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 15, 2018
2. Retail Building Marker
Contributing property, Watertown Commercial Historic District, National Register of Historic Places #89000834.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Watertown Commercial Historic District
 
Also see . . .
1. Watertown Commercial Historic District (Wikipedia). (Submitted on August 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Historic Watertown Guided Tour. Site of the Sugar Bowl Confectionery from 1914 to 1920. Corbelling is a feature of the cornice, in which some of the bricks are set at an angle. Corbels also frame the window. Other interesting features include smooth triangular stone lintels and side blocks at the windows. (Submitted on August 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Retail Building - 12 East Kemp Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 15, 2018
3. Retail Building - 12 East Kemp Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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