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

Site of John Ball Homestead

 
 
Site of John Ball Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Scott Zimmerman, September 16, 2020
1. Site of John Ball Homestead Marker
Inscription.  Founder of Ballwin, Missouri, February 9, 1837
 
Erected 2015 by Ballwin Historical Commission & Regions Bank.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is February 9, 1837.
 
Location. 38° 35.589′ N, 90° 32.576′ W. Marker is in Ballwin, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is at the intersection of Manchester Road (State Highway 100) and Ballpark Drive, on the right when traveling west on Manchester Road. At northeast corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14913 Manchester Rd, Ballwin MO 63011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to World Peace (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Dedicated to World Peace (approx. 1.3 miles away); Henry Avenue (approx. 1½ miles away); Manchester Volunteer Fire Dept (approx. 1½ miles away); Remembering Their Sacrifices (approx. 1½ miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Medium Towed Howitzer, 155mm
Surroundings of John Ball Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carl Scott Zimmerman, September 16, 2020
2. Surroundings of John Ball Homestead Marker
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Walter H. LePere (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballwin.
 
More about this marker. The two sides of the marker are identical.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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