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

Joe White's Dollar Store

 
 
Joe White's Dollar Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. Joe White's Dollar Store Marker
Inscription.  Circa 1910 as The People's Bank. George Gentry's Cafe & Meat Market downstairs with the upper floor residence of the Claude Gentry family (1928-1940). In 1940, operated as Luna Stubbs Beauty Shop followed by Johnnie Arnold's Dry Goods. Later owned by Boots Seay and purchased by Joe White in 1963.

National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 30.565′ N, 88° 38.055′ W. Marker is in Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on West Main Street west of North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 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. The Opera House (here, next to this marker); The Ritz Theater (here, next to this marker); C.P. McWhorter - "The Hardware Man" (here, next to this marker); 'Pig' McDonald's Barber Shop (a few steps from this marker); Wallace White’s Grocery (a few steps from this marker); Quail Ridge Engineering
Joe White's Dollar Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. Joe White's Dollar Store Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Epting's Five and Dime (within shouting distance of this marker); Baldwyn Garage and Gas Station (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwyn.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. 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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