Black River Falls in Jackson County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
– Since 1896 –
In 1880, 20 year old Peter L. Moe came to work at Jones & Murray Hardware & eventually gained ownership in 1896 – renaming it P.L. Moe & Co.. Pete & Anna raised six sons. Rollin "Junk" and Alvin "Beaner" became owners in 1947, in 1975 Beaners son William "Bill" & wife Sally became owners and have since raised their four children in the business. Moe Hardware, is proud to be the oldest family-owned, retail business and are honored to have served Jackson County since 1896.
Location. 44° 17.705′ N, 90° 50.886′ W. Marker is in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, in Jackson County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 54) west of Water Street (U.S. 12), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 Main Street, Black River Falls WI 54615, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hoffman Construction Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Lunda Construction Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Pfaffsprairie Farm (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arnold Jacobson Farm (about 600 feet away); Site of the First Wood-Spaulding Saw Mill Field of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cpl. Mitchell RedCloud Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hagen's A&W (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Black River Falls.
More about this marker. captions, clockwise:
• Peter L. Moe 1860-1947
• Bill & Beaner 1975
• (storefront) – 1970 –
• The Moe Family 2006
The marker was painted in 2007 by local artist Susan Sampson.
Also see . . . Moe Hardware. (Submitted on January 22, 2015.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2015, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2015, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.