Settlers' Homes

Settlers' Homes (HM2C79)

Location: St. Louis, MO 63118
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 35.556', W 90° 13.206'

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Cherokee-Lemp Historic District

During the mid 19th century, German pioneers settling the open land south of St. Louis built homes in the style of this pair of houses, 1936 and 1938 Cherokee. Often they were built as farm houses. As the farm land evolved into the urban neighborhoods that now make up South St. Louis City, rows of later homes were built between and among these scattered early homes. This pair is atypical of the German settlers homes built in the 1840's, 1850's, and 1860's in that the gables face the street, and the pair is connected by a breezeway.

Note the soft texture of the brick used in these and other early buildings.
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HM NumberHM2C79
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByNiNi Harris
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 12th, 2018 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 742111 N 4275233
Decimal Degrees38.59260000, -90.22010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 35.556', W 90° 13.206'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 35' 33.36" N, 90° 13' 12.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)314
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1936 Cherokee St, St. Louis MO 63118, US
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