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St. Joseph in Buchanan County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Ballinger Building

Queen Ann

— 1889 —

 
 
Ballinger Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 6, 2013
1. Ballinger Building Marker
Inscription.  Designed by Joseph H. Bennett. Constructed by Isaac Ballinger. Walter Cronkite's father had his dentistry office here.
 
Erected by Junior League and Main Street St. Joseph.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 39° 45.943′ N, 94° 51.121′ W. Marker is in St. Joseph, Missouri, in Buchanan County. Marker is at the intersection of Edmond Street and 7th Street, on the right when traveling east on Edmond Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 624 Edmond Street, Saint Joseph MO 64501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. German-American Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); "Queen of the River Towns • King of the Trails" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coleman Randolph "Hawk" Hawkins (about 500 feet away); Kirkpatrick Building (about 600 feet away); Krug Building (about 700 feet away); Christ Episcopal Church
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(about 700 feet away); Donnell Court Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Boder Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Joseph.
 
Regarding Ballinger Building. The Ballinger Building is a contributing structure to the St. Joseph's Commerce and Banking Historic District of the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Spelling on the marker
The use of Queen Ann for the architecture is taken verbatim from the marker. It is usually spelled Queen Anne.
    — Submitted September 30, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

 
Additional keywords. Queen Anne architecture
 
Ballinger Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 6, 2013
2. Ballinger Building and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 770 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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