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Brookville in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carrier-Shields Store

1894

 

— Historic Brookville —

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2021
1. Carrier-Shields Store Marker
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Griswold B. Carrier built this small store and owned it for just three years before selling it to grocer William Shields who lived in the house immediately to the left. The two buildings were connected by a passageway which has been closed. During it's construction, the newspaper described the second-floor apartment and commented, "connecting with the parlor is a porch with a good railing, commanding a view of Main Street." For many years after 1914 the store was owned by grocer Homer Means. Restored in 1987 by Diana Achille, DDS.
 
Erected by Historic Brookville, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 41° 9.65′ N, 79° 5.007′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Pennsylvania, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 322) east of White Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 389-391 Main Street, Brookville PA 15825, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. English-Shields House (here, next to this marker); McCracken-Fetzer-McKinley Building (a few steps from

Carrier-Shields Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2021
2. Carrier-Shields Store and Marker
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this marker); Brookville Beginnings (a few steps from this marker); Carrier-Humphrey House (a few steps from this marker); McCracken Building (a few steps from this marker); Railroad House (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward B. Henderson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroad House Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
 
Also see . . .  Brookville PA National Register Historic District Nomination. (Submitted on July 6, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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