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Faded, painted signs, at least 50 years old, on an exterior building wall heralding an obsolete product, an outdated trademark or a clue to the history of the building's occupancy.
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Ghost SignsFulton & Sons Cotton -- Memphis TN

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A ghost sign for one of the many cotton merchant businesses in Memphis, an antebellum industry built on the labor of slaves

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/29/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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Ghost SignsJulius Goodman & Son -- Memphis TN

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A ghost sign for Julius Goodman & Son, a Civil War-era jewelry business in Memphis Tennessee

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/29/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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Ghost SignsColfax Pharmacy /Drugs - Colfax CA

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In business for 120 years. Closed since the late 1990's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 3/29/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsAdvance Rubber Stamps -- Memphis TN

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A ghost sign For the Advance Rubber Stamp Co. on Madison Avenue near downtown Memphis

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/25/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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Ghost SignsFurniture Co. Sign - Caldwell, KS

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On the backside of an empty building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsWilson Hardware - Claremore, OK

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No longer at this location, the Wilson hardware name lives on.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/18/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsR&W Paul - Ipswich Waterfront, Suffolk

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Sitting next to the Old Burtons Building - this former Silo was closed in the 1980s after production was moved to Bury St Edmunds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/18/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsOld Burtons factory - Ipswich, Suffolk

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Formerly the heart of the Port of Ipswich trading in Confectionary had their old Factory on Ipswich Waterfront. Part of Burton Son and Saunders Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/18/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsAmerican Legion Post No. 97 - Libby, MT

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Libby's Legion post is on the corner of California Avenue and West Fourth Street in downtown Libby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/18/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsIvory Soap Ghost Sign – New Castle, Delaware

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Ghost sign on side of house on Packet Alley in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 3/18/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsFarmers Co-Op - Buffalo, OK

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Hard to read, as it should be, took notes when I took the photo

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsWootton's The Hairdresser - 7 Tavern Street - Ipswich, Suffolk

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five panels on the first floor of 7 Tavern Street, once the home of a great emporium run by the Wootton family, selling fancy products to the gentry. Now it's the Carphone Warehouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsPalmers Door Mats - 63 Upper Orwell Street - Ipswich, Suffolk

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'Palmers Door Mats' on the side of 63 Upper Orwell Street, Ipswich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/23/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsScarborow Optician, Dial Lane - Ipswich, Suffolk

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An ornate century-old painted sign for an optician's business on the wall of Pickwicks Coffee and Tea House in Dial Lane, Ipswich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/23/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsJoseph Grant - Wholesale Grocer - Ottawa, Ontario

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The ghost sign is on the building at 17 York Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/16/2015

last visited: 4/26/2015

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Ghost SignsGinger Mint Julep -- 300bl Decatur St, New Orleans LA

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A ghost sign for Ginger Mint Juleps on the north side of the building next to the New Orleans Fire Department Station 29, in the 300 block of Decatur Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/13/2015

last visited: 5/13/2015

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Ghost SignsH.W.Turner - St Helen's Street - Ipswich, Suffolk

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'H.W. TURNER (IPSWICH) LTD. Electrical Contractors', 104 St Helens Street. Making use of every inch of promotional space...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsEgertons Ltd, Northgate Street - Ipswich, Suffolk

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Egertons Ltd ghost sign, with ghost sign underneath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsBushells 'The Tea of Flavor' - Goulburn, NSW

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This Ghost Sign adorns a side of a building erected in 1888.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 2/2/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsCO-OP Elevator Ghost Sign - Sandpoint, ID

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This elevator probably comes as a bit of a surprise to first time visitors to Sandpoint. It's just west of Highway 2 as it approaches downtown Sandpoint from the south. Three sides of the elevator still bear the name "CO-OP".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsSpiro Ice Company -- Spiro OK

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A ghost sign for the Spiro Ice Company in downtown Spiro OK

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: 1/19/2015

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Ghost SignsRed Star Produce Co. -- Fort Smith AR

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Ghost signs for a former grocery business decorate a piano warehouse near the Fort Smith Trolley Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: 1/19/2015

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Ghost SignsHerald Rye & Cafe signs -- Ft Smith AR

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Several fun ghost signs decorate the north side of the historic Old Town Building at 5th and Garrison Ave. in downtown Ft Smith.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: 1/19/2015

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Ghost SignsOwl Cigar & Pianos -- Ft Smith AR

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A faint Owl Cigar sign peeks out along Rogers Street in downtown Fort Smith

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: 1/19/2015

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Ghost SignsAtkinson-Williams Hardware Co. & Speer Hardware Co. - Ft Smith AR

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A very successful early Ft Smith Hardware Co. and its successor the Speer Hardware company shared the same warehouse building near the old Fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: 1/19/2015

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