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Bellevue Collegiate Institute Marker image, Touch for more information
By Duane Hall, October 14, 2016
Bellevue Collegiate Institute Marker
Missouri (Washington County), Caledonia — Bellevue Collegiate Institute1867 - 1902
On State Highway 21 at Old Route C, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 21.
First college owned by St. Louis Conference of the Methodist Church south — Map (db m99641) HM
Missouri (Washington County), Caledonia — Heritage of Caledonia Missouri
On State Highway 21 at Old Route C, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 21.
Bellevue Valley lies between Ozark spurs. Buford Mountain on east, second highest in Missouri, named for William Buford. Came from Virginia in 1810. Name carried on in valley.      First people mound-builders, then Indians. French named Bellevue . . . — Map (db m99640) HM
Missouri (Washington County), Potosi — In Memory of These Revolutionary SoldiersBuried in Washington County
On West High Street (Missouri Route 8) west of North Missouri Street, on the right when traveling west.
George Breckenridge – VA. James Bryan – VA. Miles Goforth – N.C. John Hawkins – N.C. Benjamin Harrison – VA. James Johnson– VA. Thomas Madden– VA. John Paul– VA. John Perry– . . . — Map (db m119192) WM
Missouri (Washington County), Potosi — Potosi
On West High Street (Missouri Route 8) at South Missouri Street, on the right when traveling east on West High Street.
(side one) Early mining center, named for the famous South American silver mine, Potosi was established by Moses Austin as the seat of Washington County, organized, 1813. Austin came here, 1797, after receiving a 3 square mile Spanish . . . — Map (db m119802) HM

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