On Commercial Street at Maple Street (Missouri Route 73), on the right when traveling east on Commercial Street.
Built in 1848 A.D. by Levi Beckner this is the only brick building to survive the Civil War. It housed mercantile, newspaper, the first bank 1884-1910, abstract, cafe, and insurance businesses. — — Map (db m62540) HM
On Cedar Drive at Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Cedar Drive.
Dallas County, organized 1841, was first called Niangua for the river flowing within its borders, but the name proved difficult and it was changed to Dallas in 1844 for U.S. Vice Pres. George M. Dallas. Settled in the early 1830's . . . — — Map (db m62544) HM