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Near St. James in Phelps County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

George Evans

circa 1848 - 1851

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2020
1. George Evans Marker
Inscription.  

George Evans spent some three years at the Maramec Iron Works. On March 14, 1848, he and his brother started construction of the grist mill. George also built the boarding house and other residences throughout the area. [H]e married Emily Treece and shortly afterwards moved to Steelville.
 
Erected by The James Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 37° 57.39′ N, 91° 32.576′ W. Marker is near St. James, Missouri, in Phelps County. Marker is along the Historic Drive in Maramec Spring Park, off Missouri Highway 8. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21880 Maramec Spring Drive, Saint James MO 65559, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stuttering Tom Lenox (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Westlake "Dog Trot" Cabin (about 500 feet away); Stringtown Road (about 600 feet away); Hyer Hewed Log Cabin (about 600 feet away); Maramec Community Cemetery (approx.

George Evans Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2020
2. George Evans Markers
0.3 miles away); Maramec Iron Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); Furnace Shelter (approx. half a mile away); Two-Wheeled Charcoal Barrow (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. James.
 
Also see . . .
1. Maramec Iron Works National Register District Nomination Form. (Submitted on October 15, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Maramec Iron Works (Ludwig, 1977). (Submitted on October 15, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Maramec Spring Park History. (Submitted on October 15, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
George Evans Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2020
3. George Evans Markers
George Evans Illustration image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2020
4. George Evans Illustration
Maramec Spring Park Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 19, 2020
5. Maramec Spring Park Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 15, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on October 13, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Oct. 19, 2020