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

Lu-Ru Florist

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. Lu-Ru Florist Marker
Inscription.  The original wood frame building was built in 1905 as Walker's, then Norman's Grocery. Later, Lampkin's and Morris' Barber Shop followed by Gene Prentice Barber Shop and Aliene Anderson's Fabric Store. A beauty shop operated in the back of the building. Store front alterations were made in 1965 and sisters Ruth Wallis White and Lucille Wallis, floral designers, operated a florist here from 1968-2002.

National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 30.546′ N, 88° 38.005′ W. Marker is in Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on East Main Street east of South 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 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. Kirk Hardware (here, next to this marker); The Golden Rule / Shellnuts (a few steps from this marker); Caldwell Hardware (a few steps from this marker); M. Gorden (a few steps from this marker); Union Drug Store
Lu-Ru Florist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. Lu-Ru Florist Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Baldwyn Dry Goods (a few steps from this marker); Itawamba/Tishomingo County and Lee/Prentiss County Line (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwyn.
 
Lu-Ru Florist image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
3. Lu-Ru Florist
 
 
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 30 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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