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Roessler Building

202-204 S. Main St.

 

— Historic Main Street —

 
Roessler Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, September 22, 2021
1. Roessler Building Marker
Inscription.  This building was built in the late 1800s and purchased in 1915 by the late George Roessler Sr. It was originally the Millstadt Brewery Company Saloon, managed by Mr. Roessler, and was also used as an ice house and trucking business. The family resided on the second floor. In later years, the corner housed a barbershop operated by several different tenants.
 
Erected by Kaskaskia-Columbia Trail; Columbia, Illinois.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
 
Location. 38° 26.532′ N, 90° 11.889′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Illinois, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East Cherry Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 S Main St, Columbia IL 62236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miller-Fiege Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Engine House & Faust Dry Goods (within shouting distance of this marker); Breidecker House (within shouting
Roessler Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, September 22, 2021
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distance of this marker); Columbia Star Printing Co (within shouting distance of this marker); Gedern - Columbia Sister Cities since 1993 (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Inn & Buck Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schaefer House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 14, 2022