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

Strowd Building

A Town Heritage Site

 
 
Strowd Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
1. Strowd Building Marker
Inscription.  Constructed in 1923 by Robert L. Strowd, replacing an earlier building owned by Adele Tankersley. James L. Sutton and J. L. Alderman opened Sutton’s Drugstore here in 1923. Robert Foister operated a photography store in this building next to Sutton’s from 1933 to 1979.
 
Erected by The Chapel Hill Historical Society, Preservation Society of Chapel Hill.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 35° 54.844′ N, 79° 3.227′ W. Marker is in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on East Franklin Street, 0.1 miles east of North Columbia Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 159 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. Old Sawpit Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Carolina Coffee Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); University of N.C. at Chapel Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kuralt Building
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(about 400 feet away); University Florist (about 400 feet away); Journey of Reconciliation (about 700 feet away); Astronaut Training (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old East (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chapel Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Sutton's Drug Store. (Submitted on May 7, 2018.)
 
Strowd Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
2. Strowd Building Marker
Sutton's<br>Chapel Hill, North Carolina<br>Est. 1923 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
3. Sutton's
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Est. 1923
Sutton's<br>Since 1923 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
4. Sutton's
Since 1923
Sutton's<br>Est. 1923<br>Chapel Hill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
5. Sutton's
Est. 1923
Chapel Hill
Strowd         Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
6. Strowd         Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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