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Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Stein Mart

 
 
Stein Mart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
1. Stein Mart Marker
Inscription. Russian immigrant Sam Stein arrived in Greenville by riverboat in 1905. Here he founded a retail enterprise that would remain in his family for generations. On this site in 1964, his son Jake Stein opened the first Stein Mart store. By the 1980s, grandson Jay Stein had developed Stein Mart into a national department store chain.
 
Erected 2003 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 24.756′ N, 91° 3.789′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is on Washington Avenue east of South Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at Stein Mart Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: Washington Avenue, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walter Horn, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Donald Hayes Brown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mississippi Sheiks (about 300 feet away); Charley Patton (about 300 feet away); NRP Building
View towards the former Stein Mart store location. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
2. View towards the former Stein Mart store location.
(about 400 feet away); B. B. King (about 400 feet away); James Michael Dill (about 400 feet away); George "All Nite" Allen (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Stein Mart history. (Submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Persons
 
The view east on Washington Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
3. The view east on Washington Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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