All Around Downtown, Vol. I

Illustrated History of Downtown Sedalia, Missouri

304 pages, 1,000+ Illustrations


Indexed; signed by the author


Enjoy a site-by-site, block-by-block armchair stroll through downtown Sedalia. Follow the city’s development from 1860 to present through more than 1,000 vintage photographs and images. This volume presents a historical overview of each building or site on the east side of Ohio, East Main, Lamine, Massachusetts, East Second, East Third, East Fourth, and East Fifth. Information about business owners, their families, and homes also is included.

Illustrated features include:
Archias Seed Company
Askew Motors
Beiler Grocery
Bichsel Jewelry
Bothwell Hotel
Botz Printing
E. G. Cassidy
C. W. Flower Co.
Central Business College
Chamber of Commerce
John T. Colaflower
Dicks Barber Shop
Dorn-Cloney Laundry
Dugan Paint
Elks Club
Fox Theatre
Gold Block/S. C. Gold
Hoffman Hardware
Hoffman Insurance
Jim the Wonder Dog
Kanter Grocery
Kid Day
Dr. Chester Kirkpatrick
Klang’s Book Store
Leo Lewis and Pokey
Looney-Bloess Lumber Co.

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All Along Ohio Street | All Around Downtown Vol. 1 | A Town of Their Own | Down by Pinhook | Just Like A Visit | Life and Times Along Muddy | Legendary Locals of Sedalia | Meaningful MileSTONES | Meaningful MileSTONE Guide | Sedalia-Images of America | Sedalia-Images of Modern America | Sedalia—Past & Present
Ludemann Carpet
McLaughlin Brothers Furniture and Funeral Chapel
Mackey Shoe Co. & Family
Maple Leaf Club
Scott Joplin and John Stark
O-K/Drenon Optical
Old Missouri Homestead
Parks Wholesale Grocery
Pettis County Courthouse
Pettis County Jail
Pfeiffer’s Flower Shop
Priddy Shoes
Queen City Electric
Reed & Son Jewelers
Salvation Army
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!
Sedalia Fruit Company
Sedalia High School
Sedalia Post Office
Sedalia Theatre
Service Stations
Shryack-Wright Grocery
Solon’s Market
Spec’s Diner
St. Louis Clothing Co.
Sturges/Home Lumber
Telephone Company
Third National Bank and the Harris Family
Terry Hotel/Milner Hotel
Tish’s Beauty Salon
Harry Truman Visits
Uptown Theatre
Viaduct (Washington Street Bridge)
Walker Publishing/Full Cry
Wood’s Opera House
Zurcher’s Jewelry