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Hanks Bros and Jones Hardware

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
1. Hanks Bros and Jones Hardware Marker
The Plaque with "Two One Two" is the Address of Hanks Bro and Jones Hardware. 212 Broadway St Paducah, Ky.
Inscription. This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of The Interior Hank Bros and Jones Hardware 1897 G.E. Hank *Hank* Maj. T.T. Jones
 
Erected by National Register of Historic Places.
 
Location. 37° 5.246′ N, 88° 35.768′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is on Broadway Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 BroadwaySt ., Paducah KY 42001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Irvin S. Cobb Said: / Alben W. Barkley Said: (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Reuben Saunders (within shouting distance of this marker); $5 Bought Paducah (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Hick's Hdqrs. (about 400 feet away); Ann I. Baker / Ann I Baker (1873 - 1931) (about 500 feet away); On the Trail of Discovery (about 600 feet away); First Log Cabin / First Frame House (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Paducah.
 
Also see . . .  Gus E Hank History of Kentucky. Gus E. Hank was educated in the public schools and business college of Paducah and at the age of sixteen entered the store of George O. Hart & Son,
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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
2. Hanks Bros and Jones Hardware Building
hardware merchants. In that business he served what amounted to a practical apprenticeship and acquired a detailed knowledge of the hardware trade. He was with the firm until 1898, when with his brother Harry and with T.T. Jones the present business was established as Hank Brothers & Jones. (Submitted on September 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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