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Union City in Obion County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Barber Shop

 
 
The Barber Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 18, 2017
1. The Barber Shop Marker
Inscription.  This building is a reproduction of the Barber Shop that stood on the corner of High and North Church Streets in Rives, Tennessee. Built in 1894, it was run by Sam Dickery and his son, Melvin, until 1967. The original structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 and was later donated by James and Pearl Westmoreland to Discovery Park in 2008. Although the exterior could not be salvaged, much of the interior could and has been used here.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 36° 26.193′ N, 89° 4.2′ W. Marker is in Union City, Tennessee, in Obion County. Marker is on Graham Drive. Located in Freedom Square in Discovery Park America. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210-260 Graham Dr, Union City TN 38261, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Hall (a few steps from this marker); Hobbs Drug Store (a few steps from this marker); Ronald Reagan (a few steps from this marker); Prometheus (a few steps from this marker); Ayn Rand 1905-1982
The Barber Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 18, 2017
2. The Barber Shop Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); The Confederate States of America (a few steps from this marker); The United States of America (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union City.
 
Also see . . .  Dickey's Octagonal Barbershop. SW Corner of High and North Church Street (Submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 
 
The Barber Shop Shoe Shine Chair image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 18, 2017
3. The Barber Shop Shoe Shine Chair
The Barber Shop Barber's Chair image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 18, 2017
4. The Barber Shop Barber's Chair
The Barber Shop Tools of the Trade image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 18, 2017
5. The Barber Shop Tools of the Trade
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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