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Hendersonville in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Clarke Hardware Building

ca. 1909

 

(Hendersonville, N.C.)

 
Clarke Hardware Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 23, 2010
1. Clarke Hardware Building Marker
Inscription. Built by W.A. Smith and Henry Jordon at the cost of $12,000. Tenants of the three storefronts have been Clarke Hardware, Bland Hardware, Gregg Bros. Hardware and for 65 years Houston Furniture Company. The first gasoline pump on Main Street was located in front of this building.
 
Erected by Hendersonville Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Location. 35° 19.086′ N, 82° 27.64′ W. Marker is in Hendersonville, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Touch for map. Located between 6th Avenue (US 64) and 5th Avenue West, traveling south along North Main Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 North Main Street, Hendersonville NC 28792, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Syndicate Building (here, next to this marker); Kirk Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Queen Theater (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. C. Penny Building (about 400 feet away); 412-414 N. Main (about 400 feet away); Commercial Bank Building (about 400 feet away); Ewbank & Ewbank Building (about 400 feet away); First Bank and Trust Co. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hendersonville.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Clarke Hardware Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 23, 2010
2. Clarke Hardware Building and Marker
Clarke Hardware Building image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 23, 2010
3. Clarke Hardware Building
The first gasoline pump on Main Street was located in front of this building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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