History of all the old buildings in Knob Noster - does anyone know?

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Warrensburg, MO

#1 Dec 27, 2009
I'm a history buff and noticed there's a lot of old buildings in Knob Noster, especially at the corners of State St. and McPherson St.

I am interested in their history, what they once were, etc. I already know the Library building was formerly a Post Office.

Does anyone here have any info they can share?


Saint Louis, MO

#2 Feb 9, 2010
I would love to give you information on the brick building in the corner of state and McPherson but I'm also looking for information. You see my husband and I own the building at 101 East Mcpherson and are in the process of renovating it for an outreach ministry to the community and would like to find some old pictures and historical information on it. I have some info but not enough. If I find something new I will share, hope you do the same. Thanks. helenackemper@aol.com

Higginsville, MO

#3 Feb 16, 2010
what is the history of the old grey stone buildng/house looking lace near downtown off of wilmer?
Tim Boyd

Fort Huachuca, AZ

#4 Feb 8, 2012
Here is a map of Knob Noster circa: 1900 from a Insurance Map. It gives some of the shops:


Herriman, UT

#5 Feb 28, 2012
Is there anyone who can tell us about the coal mining that was done in Knob Noster in the 1870's?
I am looking for the company that ran the business of removing the coal. Would there be any photographs of the time period and the methods used to remove the coal?

Mckees Rocks, PA

#6 May 18, 2013
Looking for a girl who worked at Dicks Pizza back in 1983. Can't recall her name, but recall her being short, cute, and I kissed her cause when she would not move from in front of the frig in the Dicks kitchen.

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