Johnson Shoe Company Historical

Johnson Shoe Company Historical (HM1XY5)

Location: Jamestown, NC 27282 Guilford County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 59.6', W 79° 56.012'

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Shoe Manufacturers

—1897-1922 —

Johnson Bros. & Co. incorporated as a wholesale, retail, and custom workshop in 1897 with John R. Cook, president; Andrew F. Johnson, vice-president; and George W. Johnson, secretary-treasurer. George Johnson was a shoemaker by 1880. The business opened in a two-story building on Main Street but later moved into a brick building on Oakdale Road, uphill from the rail depot and across from the Johnson brothers' homes. The company was best known for the 'Johnson brogan' with copper toes.
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HM NumberHM1XY5
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Year Placed2015
Placed ByHistoric Jamestown Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 596127 N 3983734
Decimal Degrees35.99333333, -79.93353333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 59.6', W 79° 56.012'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 59' 36" N, 79° 56' 0.72" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)336
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 208 Oakdale Rd, Jamestown NC 27282, US
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