Spring House Ruins - Palmer, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 50.457 W 090° 59.716
15S E 676398 N 4190061
Quick Description: The town no longer exists, and this was the school house spring
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 10/14/2014 5:48:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMMNCC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:

County of spring: Washington County
Location of spring: CR 644 (Welker Rd.), E. of Palmer Rd., N. of MO Z (Brazil Rd.), N. of MO C, site of former Palmer

This spring sit across the street from the current church, and written in white chalk letters: WHEN YOU DRINK HERE, THINK GOD

The town of Webster was laid out in 1830 about 15 miles SW of Potosi. It was later purchased by the Palmer Lead Company and the name was changed to "Palmer". This was about 1875. This area is the home of "The Palmer Ghost". The "Ghost" is said to be a woman who passed circa 1850. The was a large amount of activity during the Civil War. A Union soldiers grave lies along side Hwy Z, buried where he fell.In the early 1900s this was the home of Pearl Pollard Curran, author, best known for the Patience Worth Novels

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