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Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Joe Printz Store

c. 1890

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, May 29, 2021
1. Joe Printz Store Marker
Inscription.  
Two story brick mercantile store with Victorian embellishments features business quarters downstairs and living quarters upstairs. Mr. Printz, an Italian immigrant, began his career as a fruit peddler in Avoyelles Parish.
 
Erected by City of Marksville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series list.
 
Location. 31° 7.567′ N, 92° 4.041′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Bon Temps Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marksville LA 71351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jules Coco Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Coco-Piazza Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Brouillette-Guillot-Luke House
Joe Printz Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, May 29, 2021
2. Joe Printz Store Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Sylvan DeNux Home (about 300 feet away); Peerless Cleaners and Hotel (about 300 feet away); Graham-Guillory-Luke Home (about 300 feet away); Confederate Hospital Site (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2021, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2021, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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