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Milton in Caswell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Commercial Row East

early - to mid - 19th century

 

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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Commercial Row East Marker
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5. F.B. Jones General Merchandise
Purchased from the estate of Thomas James Jones, tinsmith, his father. There is a working elevator in the rear from early 20th century.

6. Bowers Butcher Shop
Also owned by F.B. Jones and used as additional space.

7. R.L. Dixon Drugstore
Unusual and elaborate shelving on both sides.

8. J.J. Lipscomb and Sons General Merchandise
Known for penny candy in glass dishes and a place to find almost anything. Operated by "Charlie" and "Tiddlywinks" Lipscomb.

9. Theater
Now burned out remains. Building was once the Ferguson residence.
 
Erected by The Milton Preservation and Beautification Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEntertainmentIndustry & CommerceScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 36° 32.318′ N, 79° 12.276′ W. Marker is in Milton, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on Broad Street (State Highway 57) just

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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. Commercial Row East Marker
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east of Leas Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 245 Broad St, Milton NC 27305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commercial Row West (here, next to this marker); Site of Milton Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Oliver House (within shouting distance of this marker); Friou-Hurdle House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milton State Bank (about 400 feet away); Milton Batteaux, Boatmen, Hogsheads and Coopers (about 400 feet away); Thomas Day (about 500 feet away); Milton General Store (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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