—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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|Placed By||Historic Jamestown Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 596127 N 3983734|
|Decimal Degrees||35.99333333, -79.93353333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 59.6', W 79° 56.012'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 59' 36" N, 79° 56' 0.72" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 208 Oakdale Rd, Jamestown NC 27282, US|
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