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Wilson in Wilson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First ABC Store

 
 
First ABC Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 12, 2010
1. First ABC Store Marker
Inscription. First Alcoholic Beverage Control store in N.C. opened here, July 2, 1935, ending Prohibition, state law since 1909.
 
Erected 2005 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number F 68.)
 
Location. 35° 43.429′ N, 77° 54.538′ W. Marker is in Wilson, North Carolina, in Wilson County. Marker is on Nash Street East (State Highway 58). Click for map. Located in historic downtown Wilson, approximately one block from the Wilson Amtrak Station. The marker is in front of Celebrity Stylz & Cutz Hair Salon. Marker is at or near this postal address: 317 Nash Street East, Wilson NC 27893, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. R.D.W. Connor (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilson County Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry G. Conner (about 700 feet away); Combat Wounded Veterans (about 800 feet away); Hackney Wagon Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Owen L. W. Smith (approx. mile away); Military Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); P.D. Gold (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilson.
 
Also see . . .
1. N.C. ABC Commission - Brief History. (Submitted on March 16, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.)
First ABC Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 12, 2010
2. First ABC Store Marker

2. May 1908 Statewide Prohibition. This Month in NC History from the University of North Carolina website. (Submitted on September 1, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.) 
 
Additional keywords. Prohibition
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable Events
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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