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Washington in Franklin County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Missouri Meerschaum Company

1883

 
 
Missouri Meerschaum Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
1. Missouri Meerschaum Company Marker
Inscription. Dutch immigrant Henry Tibbe and his son Anton began production of corncob pipes in 1869. The first portion of the factory was completed in 1883. The corncob pipe made Washington famous around the world.
 
Location. 38° 33.724′ N, 91° 0.812′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Front Street and Cedar Street, on the left when traveling west on West Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 West Front Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pacific Railroad Depot (here, next to this marker); Washington's Railroad History (a few steps from this marker); 1856 Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Missouri Pacific Railway Station (within shouting distance of this marker); The Civil War Comes to Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry A. Hartbauer (within shouting distance of this marker); Pacific House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hibbeler Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Missouri Meerschaum Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
2. Missouri Meerschaum Company Marker
Marker is immediately below painted company information.
Missouri Meerschaum Corn Cob Pipes image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
3. Missouri Meerschaum Corn Cob Pipes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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