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Chapel Hill in Orange County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

University Florist

A Town Heritage Site

 
 
University Florist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
1. University Florist Marker
Inscription.  Chapel Hillís first bakery, Hill Bakery, moved to this space in 1920. In 1946, Thell Jernigan bought the bakery, renaming it Thellís Bakery, and James H. Davis bought the University Florist in the Pick Theatre Building next door. This building was split in half and accommodated both businesses from 1953 to 1988 when Thellís Bakery closed its doors. Charles house bought University Florist in 1979 , restoring the building in 1992.
 
Erected by The Chapel Hill Historical Society, Preservation Society of Chapel Hill.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 35° 54.802′ N, 79° 3.29′ W. Marker is in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on East Franklin Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill NC 27514, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kuralt Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Carolina Coffee Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Sawpit Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Strowd Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Journey of Reconciliation (about 400 feet away);
University Florist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
2. University Florist Marker
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Silent Sam (about 800 feet away); Astronaut Training (approx. ľ mile away); The Chapel Hill Nine (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chapel Hill.
 
University Florist image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
3. University Florist
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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