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Petoskey in Emmet County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

McCarthy's Barber Shop

Hemingway's Michigan

 
 
McCarthy's Barber Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
1. McCarthy's Barber Shop Marker
Inscription.

This building once housed McCarthy's Barber Shop and Bath Room, where, in the fall of 1919, the young Hemingway went for a shave or haircut and for the patrons' banter about fishing and politics. He also likely took advantage of the public baths located in the building's basement. The shop is referred to by name in Hemingway's novel, The Torrents of Spring.
 
Erected 2012 by Michigan Hemingway Society. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Hemingway''s Michigan marker series.
 
Location. 45° 22.472′ N, 84° 57.328′ W. Marker is in Petoskey, Michigan, in Emmet County. Marker is on Howard Street south of Lake Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 Howard Street, Petoskey MI 49770, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jesperson's Restaurant (a few steps from this marker); M. J. Bourke: Agricultural Specialties (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named USS Hartford Dahlgren Gun

McCarthy's Barber Shop and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2016
2. McCarthy's Barber Shop and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); World War II and Korea Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Koulis Ice Cream (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Heath Michael Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Petoskey.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tour Hemingway's Michigan. (Submitted on September 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Michigan Hemingway Society. (Submitted on September 18, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on September 18, 2016.
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