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Chapel Hill in Orange County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Strowd Building

A Town Heritage Site

 
 
Strowd Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
1. Strowd Building Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1923 by Robert L. Strowd, replacing an earlier building owned by Adele Tankersley. James L. Sutton and J. L. Alderman opened Sutton’s Drugstore here in 1923. Robert Foister operated a photography store in this building next to Sutton’s from 1933 to 1979.
 
Erected by The Chapel Hill Historical Society, Preservation Society of Chapel Hill.
 
Location. 35° 54.844′ N, 79° 3.227′ W. Marker is in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on East Franklin Street 0.1 miles east of North Columbia Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 159 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill NC 27514, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carolina Coffee Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); University Florist (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Silent Sam (about 500 feet away); Journey of Reconcilation (about 700 feet away); Elizabeth Cotten (approx. 0.9 miles away); Last Shots (approx. 3.8 miles away); Harriet M. Berry (approx. 4.1 miles away); Paul Green (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chapel Hill.
 
Also see . . .
Strowd Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
2. Strowd Building Marker
 Sutton's Drug Store. (Submitted on May 7, 2018.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Sutton's<br>Chapel Hill, North Carolina<br>Est. 1923 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
3. Sutton's
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Est. 1923
Sutton's<br>Since 1923 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
4. Sutton's
Since 1923
Sutton's<br>Est. 1923<br>Chapel Hill image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
5. Sutton's
Est. 1923
Chapel Hill
Strowd         Building image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 29, 2018
6. Strowd         Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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