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Plattsmouth in Cass County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Drew/Weckbach

 
 
Drew/Weckbach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
1. Drew/Weckbach Marker
Inscription.
This Property
is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior
Drew/Weckbach 317, 321, 325 Main Street 1881 & 1886
Joseph V. Weckbach came to Plattsmouth in 1865. After working as a blacksmith he entered the grocery business. In 1881 with the help of Alva Drew, a local lawyer, they built the east two-thirds of the building and then in 1886 one third of the building was built in the same architectural style. It housed a general store.
 
Location. 41° 0.662′ N, 95° 52.989′ W. Marker is in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, in Cass County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 317 Main Street, Plattsmouth NE 68048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Excelsior Building (a few steps from this marker); Vienna Bakery (a few steps from this marker); Blake Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wetenkamp Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Budweiser Building 1888 (within
Drew/Weckbach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
2. Drew/Weckbach Marker
Marker is at the far left.
shouting distance of this marker); Cass County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Company A – First Nebraska Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Plattsmouth Bridge 1930 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plattsmouth.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Drew/Weckbach Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
3. Drew/Weckbach Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 17, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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