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Liberty in Clay County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Boggess Hardware Store

Clay County Historical Society Historic Landmark

 
 
Boggess Hardware Store Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2013
1. Boggess Hardware Store Markers
Inscription.

This property built in c.1895
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of Interior
1993

Formerly the Messick Hotel,
was purchased by Sterling Price Boggess in 1902
and operated by he and his sons Harry and Collier,
who continues the business.
Bicentennial 1976

 
Erected 1976 by Clay County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Missouri, Clay County Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 14.759′ N, 94° 25.209′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Missouri, in Clay County. Marker is at the intersection of Kansas Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Kansas Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 East Kansas Street, Liberty MO 64068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1 East Kansas Street (here, next to this marker); 7 East Kansas Street (here, next to this marker); 9 East Kansas Street (a few steps from this marker); 11 East Kansas Street (within
Boggess Hardware Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2013
2. Boggess Hardware Store Marker
shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); 15 East Kansas Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Clay County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); 17 East Kansas Street (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
Regarding Boggess Hardware Store. Building is a contributing member of the South Liberty Courthouse Square Historic District. Boggess Hardware was in business from 1903 until 1990.
 
Also see . . .
1. South Liberty Courthouse Square Historic District National Register Nomination. (Submitted on August 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Historic Clay County Courthouse Postcard. Provides information about Boggess family (Submitted on August 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Liberty MO Historic Walking Tour. (Submitted on August 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Former Boggess Hardware Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2013
3. Former Boggess Hardware Store and Marker
Second building from right, in 2013 it housed a Mexican restaurant.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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