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

Bleckman Building

1888

 
 
Bleckman Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
1. Bleckman Building Marker
Inscription. Johann "Friedrich" Bleckmann built his first blacksmith shop in 1834. His son Fritz and grandson Henry J. built the eastern part of this building in 1888. "Bleckman's" is the oldest business in Washington.
 
Location. 38° 33.691′ N, 91° 0.867′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington MO 63090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hibbeler Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Bleckman Furniture & Undertaker (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Francis Borgia Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Missouri Meerschaum Company (about 300 feet away); Pacific Railroad Depot (about 300 feet away); Washington's Railroad History (about 400 feet away); The Downtown Washington Historic District (about 400 feet away); Missouri Pacific Railway Station (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Bleckman Building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
2. Bleckman Building
 
 
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 17 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. 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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