The Zellekin Brewery

The Zellekin Brewery (HM1IRQ)

Location: Baxter Springs, KS 66713 Cherokee County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 1.672', W 94° 43.97'

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The Baxter Springs brewery was built on this site in 1870 by Edward Zellekin, a German immigrant who knew there would be a demand for his product in the booming cattle town. The massive building was constructed of brick and yellow sandstone.


After the cattle boom diminished, Zellekin abandoned the building, moved to Joplin, and made a fortune in mining. Years later, the building became headquarters for the Apostolic Faith religious movement. In the early 1960's, the building was condemned and razed.

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Date Added Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 345869 N 4099367
Decimal Degrees37.02786667, -94.73283333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.672', W 94° 43.97'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 40.32" N, 94° 43' 58.2" W
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Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700-798 East Ave, Baxter Springs KS 66713, US
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