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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Washington in Franklin County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Zachariah Foss House

Washington Historical Society Incorporated

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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
1. Right plaque
Believed to be the oldest wood frame house in Washington
Built in

Erected by Washington Historical Society; plaque donors by Hazel, Inc., Washington, MO; Washington Area Chamber of Commerce.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
Location. 38° 33.629′ N, 91° 0.651′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is on West Front Street just east of Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 Lafayette St, Washington MO 63090, 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 Zachariah Foss House (here, next to this marker); Lucinda Owens Memorial (here, next to this marker); John Clayton Inn (a few steps from this marker); Robert Frazer (within shouting distance of this marker); Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri
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(within shouting distance of this marker); G. Henry Herweck Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Francis Becker Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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May. 29, 2023