Baxter Springs Historic Walking TourJ. P. Opperman, a native of France, came to Baxter Springs in 1871 and established the Opperman Harness and Saddle Shop located on this site. The building is still here, but lies beneath the present facade. Opperman's was one of the most successful businesses in Baxter Springs. This block of buildings was referred to as "Willard's Old Stand" throughout the 19th century.
|Placed By||Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 1:28am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 345658 N 4099049|
|Decimal Degrees||37.02496667, -94.73513333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 1.498', W 94° 44.108'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 1' 29.88" N, 94° 44' 6.48" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1024 Military Ave, Baxter Springs KS 66713, US|
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