308 North Main

308 North Main (HM2CDE)

Location: Saint Charles, MO 63301 St. Charles County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 46.991', W 90° 28.817'

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—1898 · Silas H. Wright —

Longtime tobacco man, North Carolinian Silas Wright, owned the St. Charles Tobacco Company. By 1900, tobacco manufacturing had become a science. Wright flavored his company's plug and twist tobacco with licorice and other spices.

Built in 1898 for $2,000 Wright sold this building to St. Louis tobacco manufacturer Robert B. Dula for the tidy sum of $9,000.
Year Placed2011
Placed ByHistoric Downtown Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 718866 N 4295732
Decimal Degrees38.78318333, -90.48028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 46.991', W 90° 28.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 46' 59.46" N, 90° 28' 49.02" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)636, 314
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 308 N Main St, Saint Charles MO 63301, US
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