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Humboldt in Gibson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

1307-1309 Main Street

 
 
1307-1309 Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 20, 2022
1. 1307-1309 Main Street Marker
Inscription.  This two story brick building was built in two parts. The east side was built first as a one-story building in the mid 1880's, with a second story being added around 1905. The west side was built as a two story building around 1890 to house a furniture store. The east side was the Blue Front Grocery for many years and was owned by H.P. James. This building has been home to McElroy's 5 & 10, Bill Jones Western Auto, Ben Franklin's 10 cent Store and others.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
Location. 35° 49.203′ N, 88° 55.072′ W. Marker is in Humboldt, Tennessee, in Gibson County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 70A/79) east of North 13th Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1309 W Main St, Humboldt TN 38343, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1306 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 1304 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 1310 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 1317 Main Street
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 1319 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 1321 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 1201 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 1400 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Humboldt.
 
1307-1309 Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 20, 2022
2. 1307-1309 Main Street Marker
1307 and 1309 West Main Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 20, 2022
3. 1307 and 1309 West Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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