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Maplewood in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Empire Supply

1931-Present

 
 
Empire Supply Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 10, 2019
1. Empire Supply Marker
Inscription.  
Empire Supply
1931-Present
Maplewood,MO

William Loomstein, a former Russian Czar guard who endured the Great Depression, started anew as a purveyor of paint and hardware the same year the Empire State Building opened. The 3rd generation of Loomsteins sells glass, mirrors, windows and doors.

d.2010
 
Erected 2010.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S. Route 66 marker series.
 
Location. 38° 36.805′ N, 90° 18.998′ W. Marker is in Maplewood, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Manchester Road (Missouri Route 100), on the right when traveling east. It is located, fittingly, in front of Empire Supply. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7286 Manchester Road, Saint Louis MO 63143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fun Fair Park (a few steps from this marker); Chain Of Rocks Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wedge (within shouting distance of this marker); Citizens National Bank

Empire Supply Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 10, 2019
2. Empire Supply Marker
Sidewalk marker is located, fittingly, in front of Empire Supply
(within shouting distance of this marker); Kalb Electric (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scheidt Hardware (about 400 feet away); Coral Court (about 500 feet away); 66 Park-In Theater (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maplewood.
 
More about this marker. This is part of the City of Maplewood's Route 66 Tribute and Memorial Plaques series.
 
Also see . . .  History of Empire Supply (City of Maplewood's website). Some history of the classic Route 66 company in Maplewood. (Submitted on September 17, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
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More. Search the internet for Empire Supply.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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