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Droege's Mercantile Food Store

 
 
Droege's Mercantile Food Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
1. Droege's Mercantile Food Store Marker
Inscription. In 1867 John G. Droege opened Droege's Mercantile Food Store on Main Street in Downtown Washington. He was followed by Cecilia Jack, Firmin and Butch & Judy Droege. This building was built in 1896.
 
Location. 38° 33.608′ N, 91° 0.708′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is on West Main Street west of Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 West Main Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bertelsmann Building (here, next to this marker); Bank of Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank Joerden Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grothaus Building (within shouting distance of this marker); John Clayton Inn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edward G. Busch Building (about 300 feet away); Roettger Inn (about 300 feet away); Zachariah Foss House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
109 West Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
2. 109 West Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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