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Dewey and Red's Barber Shop-McElroy's

 
 
Dewey and Red's Barber Shop - McElroy's Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. Dewey and Red's Barber Shop - McElroy's Marker
Inscription.  Built by Buster McElroy, owner of the adjacent hardware store, about 1945, as a barber shop. Hardware store burned in 2002. Originally operated by Dewey Basden and "Red" Purvis, then Dayton Cagle. Since, operated by Peggy Grice and remodeled in 2011.

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Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1945.
 
Location. 34° 30.545′ N, 88° 37.981′ 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: 114 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. The Green Front Store (a few steps from this marker); Union Drug Store (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant) (a few steps from this marker); The Golden Rule / Shellnuts (a few steps from this marker); Caldwell Hardware (a few steps from this marker); James Harrison “Babe” McCarthy
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Kirk Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Lu-Ru Florist (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwyn.
 
Dewey and Red's Barber Shop - McElroy's Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. Dewey and Red's Barber Shop - McElroy's Marker
Dewey and Red's Barber Shop - McElroy's image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
3. Dewey and Red's Barber Shop - McElroy's
 
 
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 86 times since then and 14 times this year. 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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Jun. 8, 2023