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

Donnell Court Building

Neo-Classical

— 1902 —

 
 
Donnell Court Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 6, 2013
1. Donnell Court Building Marker
Inscription.  Robert Washington Donnell, one of the first settlers of the Platte Purchase, was instrumental in organizing the Bank of the State of Missouri and securing St. Joseph's position as the eastern terminus of the Pony Express.
 
Erected by Junior League and Main Street St. Joseph.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail series list.
 
Location. 39° 46.048′ N, 94° 51.228′ W. Marker is in St. Joseph, Missouri, in Buchanan County. Marker is at the intersection of Francis Street and 5th Strret, on the left when traveling east on Francis Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501-511 Francis 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. Buchanan County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Queen of the River Towns • King of the Trails" (about 500 feet away); Kirkpatrick Building
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(about 500 feet away); Missouri Valley Trust Company (about 600 feet away); Christ Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); The Boder Building (about 600 feet away); Coleman Randolph "Hawk" Hawkins (about 600 feet away); German-American Bank (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Joseph.
 
Regarding Donnell Court Building. The Donnell Court Building is a contributing structure to the St. Joseph's Commerce and Banking Historic District of the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Donnell Court Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 6, 2013
2. Donnell Court 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 540 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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