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Baldwyn in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Baldwyn Garage and Gas Station

 
 
Baldwyn Garage and Gas Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 26, 2020
1. Baldwyn Garage and Gas Station Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1925 by Ben Caldwell as a blacksmith shop and converted in the Baldwyn Garage in 1928 by Bill Parton and Carl Davis. Later became Bondie Tapp’s Grocery Store followed by the Baldwyn Florist operated by the Gentry, Bishop, Hinds, and DeVaughn families. Refurbished in 2005 as Kuttin’ Korner Station by Jackie Wilson. The Nostalgic “Dr. Pepper” sign was originally painted circa 1940.

National Register of Historic Places
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 34° 30.567′ N, 88° 38.071′ W. Marker is in Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and South 3rd Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 W Main St, Baldwyn MS 38824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bonnie Lee "Country" Graham (a few steps from this marker); Miss Archer's Millinery Shop (a few steps from this marker); Wallace White’s Grocery (a few steps from this marker); Joe White's Dollar Store
Baldwyn Garage and Gas Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 26, 2020
2. Baldwyn Garage and Gas Station Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ritz Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); C.P. McWhorter - "The Hardware Man" (within shouting distance of this marker); 'Pig' McDonald's Barber Shop (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwyn.
 
Baldwyn Garage and Gas Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 26, 2020
3. Baldwyn Garage and Gas Station Marker
“Dr. Pepper” Sign image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
4. “Dr. Pepper” Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   4. submitted on August 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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