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Babbitt-Polson Building

 
 
Babbitt-Polson Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
1. Babbitt-Polson Building Marker
Inscription.  The wood framed 1894 Polson Bros. General Store burned down in the 1901 fire and was replaced by this brick building in 1907. The Babbitt and Polson families were pioneer merchants in the area. In 1930 the building was stuccoed to create the only Art Deco style building in the Historic District.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 35° 15.007′ N, 112° 11.382′ W. Marker is in Williams, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is at the intersection of West Grand Canyon / West Route 66 and South 3rd Steet, on the left when traveling east on West Grand Canyon / West Route 66. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 314 West Route 66, Williams AZ 86046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sultana Theater (a few steps from this marker); The "World Famous" Sultana (a few steps from this marker); Pollock Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Telegraph Office (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Rittenhouse Haberdashery (within shouting distance of this marker); Rounseville Drugstore (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Canyon Drug Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Parlor Pool Hall (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williams.
 
Babbitt-Polson Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
2. Babbitt-Polson Building
Marker is in center of photograph.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,035 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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