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Hannibal in Marion County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Joshua Mitchell Building

 
 
Joshua Mitchell Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
1. Joshua Mitchell Building Marker
Inscription. This building was constructed in 1836 by Joshua Mitchell. It was one of the first brick commercial store houses in Hannibal. Located on 2nd Street, now called Main St., the hub of commercial activity. It was purchased in 1844 by Zachariah Draper, leading citizen and friend of John M. Clemens. Most likely it served as one of the first land offices & bookstores in town.
 
Location. 39° 42.717′ N, 91° 21.431′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on N. Main Street just south of Hill Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hannibal MO 63401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Cash Store (here, next to this marker); Henry Collins Building (here, next to this marker); Abner Nash Building (a few steps from this marker); Grant's Drug Store (a few steps from this marker); Tom Sawyer’s Fence (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark Twain (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark Twain's Father's Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Becky Thatcher's Home (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Joshua Mitchell Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
2. Joshua Mitchell Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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