Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
First Store in Greene County
Site of first store in southwest Greene County, a little log cabin, supplied with goods from Boonville, Missouri, 1831, and conducted by Junius T. Campbell, brother of John P. Campbell, founder of Springfield. Marker erected 1921 by Reps Dry Goods Company.
Erected 1921 by Reps Dry Goods Company and University Club. (Marker Number 7.)
Location. 37° 12.593′ N, 93° 17.434′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Olive Street near Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 North Jefferson Street, Springfield MO 65806, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gillioz Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Butterfield Overland Stage (about 500 feet away); St. Paul United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Landers Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Post Office in Springfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shrine Mosque (approx. ¼ mile away); Wilshire Apartments (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Springfield (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
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Also see . . .
1. First Store in Greene County. (Submitted on June 3, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Springfield-Greene County Local History. (Submitted on June 3, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.