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West Point in Hardin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sears and Roebuck

 
 
Sears and Roebuck Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Sears and Roebuck Marker
Inscription.  This home, built in 1899, was purchased pre-cut from a Sears and Roebuck catalog. A local carpenter assembled it. It was known as the "Three-I" pattern due to its popularity in the states of Indiana, Illinois and Iowa.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky, City of West Point series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 38° 0.038′ N, 85° 56.705′ W. Marker is in West Point, Kentucky, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point KY 40177, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Young House (a few steps from this marker); Founding of West Point/ James Young (a few steps from this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / John Shields (1769-1809) (a few steps from this marker); Young's Inn (a few steps from this marker); Pearman's Settlement (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Pioneer Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Salt Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Ditto-Lansdale House / Civil War Hospital (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Sears and Roebuck Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Sears and Roebuck Marker
1899 Sears and Roebuck Catalog image. Click for full size.
3. 1899 Sears and Roebuck Catalog
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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