Blacksmith's Shop - Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 58.927 W 090° 02.709
15S E 759519 N 4207951
Quick Description: Blacksmith and wagon maker's shop located in the Ste. Genevieve Historic District in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 10/1/2009 6:37:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM7BH8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Big B Bob
Views: 3

Long Description:

"Blacksmith's Shop. 205 Washington Street, c. 1850. Property type: commercial building. This brick, front-gabled, two story building with side, single-story wing is the oldest remaining blacksmith shop and stable in Ste. Genevieve. Its south facade is four bays wide and is marked by a projecting, wood-framed, two-level, gable front porch. This porch has an open ground level. The second story has a clapboarded balustrade, square wood posts and clapboards in the gable peak. The side walls are five bays deep and are pierced by irregularly placed windows. Fenestration consists of six-over-six, double hung, sash windows. A garage door is placed in the south wall of the single-story west ell. Brick chimneys project from the east slope of the roof.."  ~ Historic District National Register Nomination Form

The building has a ghost sign indicating it was a wagon maker and blacksmith shop.

Operating Status: Closed

205 Washington Street
Ste. Genevieve, Missouri United States

Web Address: Not listed

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