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

C.P. McWhorter - "The Hardware Man"

 
 
C.P. McWhorter - "The Hardware Man" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. C.P. McWhorter - "The Hardware Man" Marker
Inscription.  20th century commercial building constructed in 1918 by Nick Waters and Oscar Abrams as a two-story furniture and casket store; became McWhorter Hardware in 1921; later a John Deere dealership and then the General Electric Store opened by Bryson and Grisham. Tom Hassell purchased the GE store and added the one-story addition in the 1980's.

National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 30.561′ N, 88° 38.052′ W. Marker is in Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on West Main Street west of North 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 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 Ritz Theater (here, next to this marker); Joe White's Dollar Store (here, next to this marker); The Opera House (here, next to this marker); 'Pig' McDonald's Barber Shop (a few steps from this marker); Quail Ridge Engineering (a few steps
C.P. McWhorter - "The Hardware Man" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. C.P. McWhorter - "The Hardware Man" Marker
from this marker); Epting's Five and Dime (a few steps from this marker); Wallace White’s Grocery (a few steps from this marker); 'Son' McGee's Grocery (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 36 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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