Henry B. Carlisle Grocery 1890 - Plano, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 01.172 W 096° 42.108
14S E 714664 N 3655799
Quick Description: A gray, granite sidewalk marker at the intersection of E 15th St and I Ave, Plano, TX, provides a sound-byte about Henry B. and J.M. Carlisle's grocery store, established in this vicinity back in 1890 and enduring into the 1930s.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/19/2020 8:36:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM139JB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
Five-pointed stars flank the title, and the text reads:

In 1889, Henry B. and J.M. Carlisle established a business known as the Plano Grocery Company near this location. The business grew to become the largest grocery store in Collin County and was a favorite gathering place for farmers. The store carried grain, hay, cotton seed, staples, and groceries. The poor economic conditions of the Great Depression forced the business to close in the 1930s.

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The Collin County website has a few photos of the grocery store, outside and inside.

Group that erected the marker: City of Plano

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
1400 Block I Ave
Plano, TX USA
75074


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