Tuscumbia, MO


TUSCUMBIA, The county seat of Miller county, is situated on Osage River, 150 miles from St. Louis, and 35 miles from Jefferson City.  Tuscumbia was settled about the year 1833, and in 1837 a post office was established.  There is one stage line running from this place to Jefferson City, making connections with the Pacific R.R. three times per week.  It contains one Masonic Lodge, Tuscumbia Lodge, No. 169, one Lodge of I.O.O.F.'s; Pleasant Mount, No. ---, two stores, one saw and grist mill, two blacksmiths, one beef and pork packer, one bookseller, four shoe makers, one wagon maker, one clothing dealer, one commission merchant, one cooper, one cabinet maker, one druggist, two general stores, one hotel, one patent right agent, one surveyor, one sewing machine agent, and one tinner.  Population about 400.  (The Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1860)

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