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On This Site Stood Metro Clothes

 
 
On This Site Stood Metro Clothes Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 27, 2012
1. On This Site Stood Metro Clothes Marker
Inscription. Owned and managed by Joseph Feldstein, Metro Clothes was established in 1932 and originally located across the street. The business relocated to this site after the 1936 flood. Metro Clothes was a leading outfitter in menís and boysí clothing and uniforms for over fifty years until its closing in 1984. The Metro Clothes building was razed in 1990.
 
Erected 1991 by members of the Joseph Feldstein family, in August.
 
Location. 39° 39.063′ N, 78° 45.793′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of South Mechanic Street and Baltimore Street, on the left when traveling north on South Mechanic Street. Touch for map. It is in the parklet (very small park) on the southwest corner of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 Baltimore St, Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Military Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Tablet Marks the Site of Old Fort Cumberland (about 400 feet away); Site of Fort Cumberland (about 400 feet away); Western Maryland Railway Station (about 500
Metro Clothes Marker on Planter in Park image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 27, 2012
2. Metro Clothes Marker on Planter in Park
feet away); Alteration of the Site (about 500 feet away); The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland (about 500 feet away); Abandonment of Ft. Cumberland (about 500 feet away); Trenches and Tunnels / Army Discipline (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Old Photo of the Metro Clothes building. • Can you help?
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