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Wapakoneta in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Charles F. Herbst Building (1905)

Charles Herbst (1874-1910)

 
 
The Charles F. Herbst Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 20, 2022
1. The Charles F. Herbst Building Marker
Inscription.  began his professional life as a tinsmith, but, by 1880 had established a "general loan, insurance, and collections business," later considered a private bank.
The building is Wapakoneta's only example of the Art Nouveau Style
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 40° 34.233′ N, 84° 11.706′ W. Marker is in Wapakoneta, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Marker is on W. Auglaize Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wapakoneta OH 45895, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1874 Casper Rhine Boots And Shoe Store (a few steps from this marker); Wapakoneta Commercial Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Five Fun Facts About Neil Armstrong & Wapakoneta (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wapakoneta Heritage Parkway (about 400 feet away); Dudley Nichols (about 500 feet away); Wapakoneta Woman's Club, Inc. (about 600 feet away); The John H. Nichols House
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(about 600 feet away); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wapakoneta.
 
The Charles F. Herbst Building (1905) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 20, 2022
2. The Charles F. Herbst Building (1905) Marker
The Charles F. Herbst Building (1905) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 20, 2022
3. The Charles F. Herbst Building (1905) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on April 29, 2023, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 21, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2023