“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Missouri, Chillicothe Downtown Mural Walking Tour Historical Markers

Two dozen murals providing a colorful tour of Chillicothe history, the "Home of Sliced Bread." See for a brochure
"Coming Into This Country" Mural and Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
"Coming Into This Country" Mural and Marker
1 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — "Coming Into This Country"
The agricultural mural "Coming Into This Country" A Memorial to Mervyn W. JenkinsMap (db m156938) HM
2 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — A Trophy View
This unique 2-sided mural illustrates Livingston County's rich connection with the outdoors. Take the time to explore the different elements that combine to make this mural native to this area. The blue heron, wild turkey and bobcat blend in . . . Map (db m67280) HM
3 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Chillicothe Business CollegeKelly Poling, Muralist
Chillicothe was the home to the Chillicothe Business College from 1890 through the early 1950s. The College developed a campus on Chillicothe's northwest side and offered a variety of professional and occupational training programs for a student . . . Map (db m66732) HM
4 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Citizens Bank & Trust
This mural, painted in April 1994, depicts the newly remodeled lobby of Citizens Bank & Trust circa 1907. Citizen's [sic] Bank was established in 1889 and has served Chillicothe and the surrounding area for over 100 years. Kelly Poling, . . . Map (db m67261) HM
5 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Glove Capital of the WorldChillicothe, Missouri
Boss Manufacturing Co. 1943 - 1981 Lambert Manufacturing Company 1947 - 2004 Midwest Quality Gloves Inc. 1962 - Present DayMap (db m67278) HM
6 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Going Somewhere
Created from an original painting by Fred Irvin, this scene portrays a pre-World War I Chillicothe setting. The Milwaukee [Road] Depot (demolished in 1977) serves as a backdrop for period vehicles and a drawn streetcar used to transport patrons . . . Map (db m67201) HM
7 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Graham's Mill & Bridge
One of the earliest businesses in Chillicothe vicinity, this mill ground cracked grains for local needs in the 1860s. The mill was operated by a water wheel on the Thompson River. From the mill came bakers' flour as well as feed for livestock. . . . Map (db m156931) HM
8 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Heroes in HistoryKelly Poling, Muralist
The Chillicothe Fire Department mural features historic scenes from 1886 to the 1920s. Chillicothe has a tradition of possessing an effective fire fighting department and the scenes in this mural depict the department's equipment and operation over . . . Map (db m67203) HM
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9 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Home of Sliced Bread Mural
Chillicothe's slice of history arrived in 1928 when inventor Otto Rohwedder and Chillicothe baker Frank Bench produced the first loaves of sliced bread. Their invention set into motion the timeless comparison of ingenuity and innovation to "The . . . Map (db m66553) HM
10 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Locust StreetKelly Poling, Muralist
This mural was chosen based on an 1890 postcard of Locust Street in its prime. The street scene depicts the original buildings in downtown Chillicothe with the activity of the day. Many of the buildings illustrated in the murals of Chillicothe are . . . Map (db m66736) HM
11 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Lost Chillicothe Treasures
[Clockwise from top left] Ben Bolt Theatre • City Hall & Fire Dept Mart Drug [former Leeper Hotel] County Buildings • Fire Dept. • Leeper HotelMap (db m156935) HM
12 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Palace of Fashion
Located in approximately the same location where the original storefront was situated, the Palace of Fashion Mural showcases a vibrant, early 1900s women's apparel and hat store. The store's merchandise was widely sought out and people traveled . . . Map (db m67276) HM
13 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Railroad Boom
Chillicothe was a point of convergence for three railroads serving northern Missouri, Burlington, Wabash, and later the Milwaukee Road. This mural includes a scene of a steam engine traveling the local countryside in the last years of the 1890s. . . . Map (db m67202) HM
14 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Shale Hill Brick & Tile PlantA Memorial — Muralist: Kelly Poling —
This memorial is dedicated in loving honor and memory of Sherwood and Jean Patek That those who come hereafter will remember the Shale Hill Brick & Tile Plant in Utica, Missouri which later became the Midland Brick & Tile Co. with . . . Map (db m67274) HM
15 Missouri, Livingston County, Chillicothe — Webster Street
This mural depicts Webster Street on the north side of the square in downtown Chillicothe circa 1916. Webster Street was well traveled by visitors arriving and departing from the Milwaukee [railroad] depot on the east end of town who might have . . . Map (db m90984) HM
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