“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Midtown, Missouri

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Location of Midtown
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    St. Louis County (416)
    Madison County, Illinois (152)
    St. Clair County, Illinois (101)
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1Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — 2635 Locust Street — birthplace and boyhood home of T.S. Eliot — 1888-1965 —
Poet Philosopher Literary Critic Dramatist Nobel Laureate Map (db m145662) HM
2Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Cadillac Building — Built in 1916
This building, designed by Nolte and Nauman, Architects, was built for Cadillac Automobile Co. of St. Louis, and remained the St. Louis Cadillac, dealership showroom, through 1919. Cadillac was already a respected luxury car, at the time this . . . Map (db m133087) HM
3Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Camp Jackson — The Civil War in St. Louis
1861 was a year of divided loyalties in St. Louis. Despite a Unionist vote at a state convention, Governor Claiborne Fox Jackson favored the secession of Missouri. To obtain this goal, the Governor ordered some members of the Missouri Volunteer . . . Map (db m145064) HM
4Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Claude Heithaus, S.J.
Claude Heithaus, S.J. (1898-1976) attended Saint Louis University and joined the Society of Jesus in 1920. He later earned his Ph.D. from the University of London. Father Heithaus taught at SLU for several decades. During that time, he founded . . . Map (db m145065) HM
5Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Cole-Standard Building — Built in 1919
This building, designed by Preston Bradshaw, Architect, exemplifies the turmoil and rapid changes, during the years when the automobile was revolutionizing the lives of St. Louisans. Between 1919 and 1935, this building was the home of ten different . . . Map (db m133089) HM
6Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Dodge-Reo Building — Built in 1916
This building, designed by Wm. P. Mahon, Architect, was built two years after John and Horace Dodge commenced producing Dodge Brothers automobiles. The Dodge brothers had previously manufactured motors and transmissions for Ford and Reo. Dodges were . . . Map (db m133096) HM
7Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — DuBourg Hall
DuBourg Hall opened on July 31, 1888, bringing all of Saint Louis University's functions, including living quarters for the Jesuit faculty, under one roof. Stretching along Grand Boulevard for 270 feet, the building originally housed classrooms, a . . . Map (db m145066) HM
8Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Ford Building — Built in 1913
The east side of this building initially housed the B.F. Goodrich Tire dealer for St. Louis and the west side housed General Motor Car Co., the St. Louis Hupmobile dealer. From 1917 to 1934 the building was the home of a Ford automobile . . . Map (db m133090) HM
9Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Locomobile Building — Built in 1913
This building initially served as the St. Louis dealership for the Locomobile automobile. The structure later housed the dealership for the Davis Six and Maibohm automobiles. The Locomobile, a massive luxury car, was manufactured from 1899 to . . . Map (db m133093) HM
10Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Long Roads To Freedom — Missouri's Civil War
The structure that once occupied this place was the home of United States Senator John Brooks Henderson and his wife Mary Foote Henderson, two people who made their marks on the history of the nation. John Henderson was born in Virginia in 1824, and . . . Map (db m159508) HM
11Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Moon Building — Built in 1917
From 1917 through 1929, this building was the St. Louis dealership for Moon automobiles. In later years, the dealership included a building across the alley, which faced Washington Ave. The Joseph W. Moon Buggy Co., commenced manufacturing . . . Map (db m133097) HM
12Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Nash Building — Built in 1920
From 1920 through 1931 this building was the home of Southwest Nash Co., a dealership for Nash automobiles, Nash Trucks, and Ajax Automobiles. From 1932 through 1934 this building housed Southwest Willys Co., a dealership for Willys Overland . . . Map (db m133092) HM
13Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Parks College
Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology carries the distinction of holding FAA license 1. On August 1, 1927, Oliver Lafayette Parks opened an aviation college with five airplanes and a rented hangar. It was the first federally . . . Map (db m145154) HM
14Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Red Stockings' Park — 1875
(full title: Major League Baseball Played Within Homerun Distance Southeast of This Spot at Red Stockings Park Located at 701 S. Compton) In 1874, The St. Louis Red Stockings Baseball Club enclosed an existing ballpark at the site . . . Map (db m169042) HM
15Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Scott Joplin Residence
Scott Joplin Residence has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America 1976 National Park Service United . . . Map (db m163424) HM
16Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — SLU's Soccer Dynasty
In the history of men's collegiate soccer, there is no dynasty that rivals the impressive records set by the Saint Louis University Billikens. In the 15 seasons between 1959, when the NCAA sponsored the first Division I Men's Soccer Championship . . . Map (db m145067) HM
17Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Stars' Park — Negro National League Baseball Played Here — 1922-1931 —
A baseball park built for the Negro National League St. Louis Stars Stood on these Grounds First professional baseball park in the United States of America owned exclusively by African Americans - built for the Negro National League St. Louis . . . Map (db m144044) HM
18Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Stearns-Knight Building — Built in 1913
This structure was originally the dealership building in St. Louis, for the Stearns-Knight automobile. Over the years, it also housed dealerships for the Stutz, Lexington, Gardner and Inter-State automobiles and the Hug truck. The Stearns, . . . Map (db m133094) HM
19Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Stutz Building — Built in 1918
From 1918, through 1924, this building housed the Supreme Motor Co., the St. Louis dealer for the Stutz automobile. The Stutz was manufactured from 1911 to 1935 in Indianapolis, Indiana, initially under the ownership and direction of then . . . Map (db m133100) HM
20Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Walsh Plaza — Dedicated in Grateful memory to Edward J. Walsh, Jr. — 1909-1991 —
Great, great, great grandson of Pierre Chouteau, One of the founders of the city of St. Louis; Son of Edward and Winnifred Walsh, after whom The former Walsh Stadium and the nearby Walsh Residence Hall are named; Faithful . . . Map (db m145158) HM
21Missouri (St. Louis), Midtown — Walter Ong, S.J.
Walter Ong, S.J. (1912-2003), entered the Society of Jesus in 1935, receiving his master's degree in English at Saint Louis University in 1941 and his Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1955. He remained at SLU as a teacher and prodigious . . . Map (db m145157) HM
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Apr. 11, 2021