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

The Green Front Store

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. The Green Front Store Marker
Inscription.  Built circa 1900, Ed Cochran operated a General Merchandise store here in 1928 named the Green Front Store. The store is a backdrop for Ed's son, Louis Cochran's book, Hallelujah, Mississippi, written about pre-World War I Baldwyn. Later, Wallis and Hopkins operated grocery stores in this building; followed by Ben Franklin's variety Store owned by H.L.Spivey. Renovatedby the Gary Stone family in 2012.

National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 30.547′ N, 88° 37.986′ 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: 112 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. Union Drug Store (here, next to this marker); Dewey and Red's Barber Shop-McElroy's (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant) (a few steps from this marker); The Golden Rule / Shellnuts
The Green Front Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. The Green Front Store Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Caldwell Hardware (a few steps from this marker); Kirk Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Lu-Ru Florist (within shouting distance of this marker); James Harrison “Babe” McCarthy (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 29, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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