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Pineville in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Intersection of Shamrock and Main Streets

 
 
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1. Intersection of Shamrock and Main Streets Marker
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1926: Frank Delahoussaye's Owl Drug Store was located at the corner of Shamrock and Main. It sold first to Drew and Ferol Lacroix and then to Fred Tannehill. When the pharmacy relocated, the building became Lew Boyce's Grocery. Later the building became the home of State Farm Insurance. Edwin Leatherman, James Berwick and Roy Reed, who later owned pharmacies in Pineville, got their starts at Delahoussaye's.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 31° 19.318′ N, 92° 26.073′ W. Marker is in Pineville, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker is on Main Street (Business U.S. 165) 0.1 miles south of Shamrock Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pineville LA 71360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Pineville (within shouting distance of this marker); 700 Block Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 600 Block Main Street West (about 500 feet
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away, measured in a direct line); Alexandria National Cemetery (about 500 feet away); 600 Block Main Street East (about 600 feet away); 835 Main Street (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Alexandria National Cemetery (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2018.

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