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

Schaller's Department Store

19 South Maple

 

— Watertown Commercial Historic District —

 
Schaller's Department Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 15, 2018
1. Schaller's Department Store Marker
Inscription.  Built 1914. Maurice Hockman probably architect. Herbergers through 1970’s.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 44° 53.972′ N, 97° 6.804′ W. Marker is in Watertown, South Dakota, in Codington County. Marker is on South Maple south of East Kemp Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the northeast corner of the subject building, facing South Maple. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 South Maple, 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. Home Furniture Company (here, next to this marker); Paris Store (within shouting distance of this marker); McCarthy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Free Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); M.D. Alexander's Furniture Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Retail Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Retail Building
Schaller's Department Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 15, 2018
2. Schaller's Department Store Marker
(about 300 feet away); Commercial Historic District (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
 
Regarding Schaller's Department Store. 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. Architect was A. Purcell from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Built for Schaller’s Department Store, with space for a lodge hall on the second floor. Herberger’s took over the business about 1946. Distinctive features of this building are the large pairs of consoles and the heavy stone cornice along the top. (Submitted on August 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Schaller's Department Store image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 15, 2018
3. Schaller's Department Store
 
 
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 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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