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

Blake Building

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

By the United States
Department of the Interior
Blake Building 305 Main Street 1883 ca
John Blake, proprietor of a local saloon, erected this building. The businesses in this building were a clothing store run by Ben Elson, in 1897 a coal, wood and feed store run by J.V. Egenberger and in 1940 a service station run by John Cloidt for over thirty years.
 
Location. 41° 0.662′ N, 95° 52.966′ 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: 305 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); Drew/Weckbach (within shouting distance of this marker); Vienna Bakery (within shouting distance of this marker); Wetenkamp Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Budweiser Building 1888 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cass County Courthouse
Blake Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
2. Blake Building Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Company A – First Nebraska Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Plattsmouth Bridge 1930 (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plattsmouth.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Blake Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
3. Blake 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 265 times since then and 31 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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