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

The Golden Rule / Shellnuts

 
 
The Golden Rule / Shellnuts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. The Golden Rule / Shellnuts Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1910, as two stores, Late Folk Victorian, Baldwyn Dry Goods Store (east side) and Nanney's Grocery on the west side; later operated as dry goods stores by Cochran and Shellnut. Houston's Grocery Store also occupied the east side followed by the Golden Rule Store operated by the Forrest Grisham family. Renovated in 2011 by Farmers and Merchants Bank.

National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 30.547′ N, 88° 37.996′ W. Marker is in Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on East Main Street west of Front Street North, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 E 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. Caldwell Hardware (here, next to this marker); Union Drug Store (here, next to this marker); Kirk Hardware (a few steps from this marker); Lu-Ru Florist (a few steps from this marker); The Green Front Store (a few steps
The Golden Rule / Shellnuts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. The Golden Rule / Shellnuts Marker
from this marker); U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant) (a few steps from this marker); Dewey and Red's Barber Shop-McElroy's (a few steps from this marker); Baldwyn Dry Goods (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwyn.
 
Building is second from right. image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
3. Building is second from right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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