126-130 North Main - St.Charles, Missouri
Posted by: BruceS
N 38° 46.916 W 090° 28.858
15S E 718810 N 4295591
Quick Description: Marker for historic commercial building in downtown St. Charles.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 1/6/2012 10:26:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMDF11
Text of marker:
126-130 North Main
St. Charles City Mills - 1851-1885
Ringe-Barklage & Company Farm Machinery 1906-1936
This was the site of one of three flouring mills on North Main during the second half of the 19th century. St. Charles County produced over a million bushels of wheat in 1879. The old mill was closed in 1896 and the building was rebuilt as a farm implement shop.