R.H. Marquette Building

R.H. Marquette Building (HM17K8)

Location: Lee's Summit, MO 64063 Jackson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 54.751', W 94° 22.649'

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229 SE Main Street

— Historic Building —

On May 9, 1895, Mr. R.H. Marquette established a cigar factory and store at this location. The store was a local gathering place for men in the community. Its popularity increased greatly when a bowling alley was added to the business years later.

In 1917, Mr. Marquette was elected mayor and decided to close the enterprise. R.H. Marquette passed away in 1938. He was the grandfather of Mary Marquette Graves, who was the great niece of the legendary Thomas Coleman "Cole" Younger and wife of noted Lee's Summit historian Frank Graves.
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HM NumberHM17K8
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Placed ByLee's Summit Historic Preservation Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 5:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 380572 N 4307970
Decimal Degrees38.91251667, -94.37748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.751', W 94° 22.649'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 45.06" N, 94° 22' 38.94" W
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Area Code(s)816
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 235 SE Main St, Lee's Summit MO 64063, US
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