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Beard's Hat Shop

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, July 9, 2012
1. Beard's Hat Shop Marker
Inscription.  William Beard made & sold hats at his well-known shop, established before 1795 and later operated by his son David. Site 1⅓ mi. N.
 
Erected 1957 by NC Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number J-19.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1795.
 
Location. 35° 59.44′ N, 79° 57.47′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Penny Road, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NC 27282, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Reece House (approx. ¼ mile away); Home of Richard Mendenhall (approx. half a mile away); Richard Mendenhall Store (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Mendenhall House and Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jamestown Friends Meeting House and Cemetery
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By Michael C. Wilcox, July 9, 2012
2. Beard's Hat Shop Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Lord Cornwallis (approx. 0.7 miles away); Potter House (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Robbins-Holton Mill & House (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Beard's Hat Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 9, 2012
3. Beard's Hat Shop Marker
Beard's Hat Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
4. Beard's Hat Shop Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 21, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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