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"Big Hatchie" Steamboat Disaster Monument image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., July 21, 2012
"Big Hatchie" Steamboat Disaster Monument
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — "Big Hatchie" Steamboat Disaster
In memory of the early pioneers who perished in the explosion of the steamboat "Big Hatchie" at the wharf at Hermann in 1842, the thirty-five dead that lie buried here in unmarked graves and the many whose bodies were never recovered from the . . . — Map (db m63484) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Conrad Schuch Home — 1890
This home is on the National Register of Historic Places The United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m63278) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Drusch-Koeller Building — 1885 — 304 Schiller Street
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m58716) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Gasconade County Courthouse
Gasconade County was created by an act of Missouri legislature, November 25, 1820. Daniel Morgan Boone, son of Daniel Boone, was appointed the first commissioner of the county to locate the site for the county seat and county jail. Gasconade City . . . — Map (db m58712) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — George F. Bayer
In Memory Of My Beloved Husband George F. Bayer Born: Sept. 27, 1800 Died: March 18, 1839 And Our Son Charles H. Born: May 16, 1837 Died: Jan. 29, 1839 Wife and children I must leave you Leave my home and all my woe . . . — Map (db m63485) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — German School — Built 1871
Incorporated in 1849 by the state legislature, the German School had classes conducted in both the German and English languages. This structure was the only privately owned public school building in the state when it was deeded to Historic . . . — Map (db m58610) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Gustav Wohlt House — Built 1889
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m63196) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Hermann
Side 1: Often called "Little Germany," Hermann was founded by the German Settlement Society of Philadelphia, 1836, as a colony where German customs and language could be preserved amid the benefits of America. Named for the national . . . — Map (db m43695) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Hermann Honor Roll World War II
[Honor Roll of Veterans] — Map (db m63248) WM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Hermann: Germania's Liberator
In the year A.D. 9 the warrior Hermann, then known as Arminius, led an army of northern Europeans to oppose a Roman intrusion into their homeland. In the ensuing Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, the annihilation of three Roman legions by Hermann's . . . — Map (db m63254) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Monnig Family General Store — 1870 - 1890
On April 15, 1870, Otto Monnig purchased this building on the corner of East Front and Guttenberg Streets and relocated his established hardware and cutlery store to this site. Over time, he expanded his inventory, adding a full line of . . . — Map (db m63205) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Pioneer Trails Juncture
This is an American Revolution Bicentennial Memorial marking the juncture of three famous pioneer trails here. They are the Lewis and Clark Trail 1804-1806, the Ozark Frontier Trail mid-1800's and the Old Iron Road which linked the Meramec . . . — Map (db m63207) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Pommer-Gentner House — Circa 1840 — The Pommers & The Gentners
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Catherine Oelschaeger Gentner bought the house in 1882 for $1,500. She and her husband, G. Heinrich, had been a part of . . . — Map (db m63251) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Schlender Building
This building has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m63187) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Siedler's Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m58707) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Strehly House / The Strehlys
Strehly House This house combines the European half-timber construction with the local brick tradition. It is representative of the less affluent Germans who emigrated to Missouri in the early 19th century, survived frontier hardships, and . . . — Map (db m63260) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — The Concert Hall and Barrel Bar — Built 1878
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m63198) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri
"as we were pushing off this Morning two Canoes Loaded with fur &c. Came to from the Mahars nation [Omahas]...., at about 10 oClock 4 Cajaux or rafts loaded with furs and peltres came too one from the Paunees (Pawnees) the other from Grand . . . — Map (db m63210) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — The Maria Waechter House — Built 1868
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Deptartment of the Interior — Map (db m63195) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — The Peters House — Circa 1840
was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m58705) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — The Poeschel House — Circa 1840
was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m58706) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — The Robyn House — Built 1869
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m63247) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — The Weber-Schulte House — c. 1855
is a contributing building to the United States Department of Interior's Hermann Historic District — Map (db m63469) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Voyage of Discovery
[A series of deteriorating tiles inlaid in the sidewalk tell the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery Story] [Tile 2 reads] The "Corps of Discovery began its way up the Missouri aboard a 56' keelboat with two smaller pirogues. Most of Clark's . . . — Map (db m63245) HM

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