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Forsyth in Monroe County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dillard's Barbershop

 
 
Dillard's Barbershop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
1. Dillard's Barbershop Marker
Inscription.  
Operated at this site from c. 1930s -
December 2009, when it was relocated to
36 Harris Street.

The barbers operating this
establishment have included:
Austin Dillard, Lawrence Dillard,
Walter “Shootie” Dillard (1948 – c. 1978);
Oreatha Dillard Sewell (c. 1958 – c. 1963),
Moses Davis, James Love (1970 – c. 1997),
Larry Smith (after 1970),
Leonard Buckner (c. 1994),
Tina Hardin (c. 1993 – c. 1997),
and Tyree Smith (after 2004).

(Dates are estimated based on
available information.)

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
 
Location. 33° 2.122′ N, 83° 56.217′ W. Marker is in Forsyth, Georgia, in Monroe County. Marker is on North Harris Street north of East Johnston Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is mounted at eye-level just to the left of the front entrance and window. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 North Harris Street, Forsyth GA 31029, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Café (here, next to this marker); James Pool Hall (here, next to this marker);
Dillard's Barbershop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
2. Dillard's Barbershop Marker
(marker visible on left side of front window)
Click or scan to see
this page online
James Dry Cleaners (a few steps from this marker); James Record Shop (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Georgia Volunteers Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forsyth Courthouse Square National Historic District (about 600 feet away); The Honorable Hugh D. Sosebee (about 600 feet away); Monroe County (Ga.) Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forsyth.
 
Dillard's Barbershop (<i>middle unit of three-unit building</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
3. Dillard's Barbershop (middle unit of three-unit building)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 24, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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