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St. Charles in Arkansas County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

J. Deane & Sons Hardware Store

 
 
J. Deane & Sons Hardware Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 26, 2017
1. J. Deane & Sons Hardware Store Marker
Inscription.  
J. Deane and Son was a hardware store that served this area beginning in 1890. During the steamboat era, St. Charles was a thriving river boat community and this was its largest retail outlet.

Founded by Joe Deane, who arrived here from Canada after mirgrating from London, England; the establishment operated until 1976. First managed by its founder, later by his son Ballard Deane, and finally by his widow, Estelle Walton Deane.

This is hereby dedicated to that historic store that served so many years as a trading and social center of the community, by the descendants of the founder.
 
Erected by descendants of Joe Deane.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 34° 22.627′ N, 91° 7.945′ W. Marker is in St. Charles, Arkansas, in Arkansas County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Avenue and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Broadway Avenue
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 Broadway Avenue, Saint Charles AR 72140, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Charles Battle Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Engagement at St. Charles (approx. 0.3 miles away); Captain Alf Johnson's Spy Company (approx. 5.3 miles away); Crocketts Bluff (approx. 6.7 miles away); Immanuel High School (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  A relic from the 1890s. (Submitted on September 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Former J. Deane & Sons Hardware Store & marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 26, 2017
2. Former J. Deane & Sons Hardware Store & marker.
J. Deane & Sons Hardware Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 26, 2017
3. J. Deane & Sons Hardware Store Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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