A & C Mercantile Company

A & C Mercantile Company (HMQEP)

Location: Bouse, AZ 85325 La Paz County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 55.9', W 114° 0.325'

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This building was built prior to 1912. The mercantile was known to do business with the A & C and Swansea railroads in 1916. It has been open continuously since that time. Bouse postmaster Cora L. Johnston moved the US Post Office to the store in 1924.

The Townsend Family bought the A & C in 1942. Elsie Pearl Townsend was postmaster from 1942 to 1962.

In 1943 and 1944 the US Army at Camp Bouse used the A & C as their PX and Post Office.

The A & C Mercantile Co, is still open serving the local residents, winter visitors, ranchers and tourist daily.
Details
HM NumberHMQEP
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series, and the Postal Mail and Philately series.
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByLost Dutchman 5917 – 4, E Clampus Vitus and Bouse Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 9:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 776812 N 3758619
Decimal Degrees33.93166667, -114.00541667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 55.9', W 114° 0.325'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 55' 54.00" N, 114° 0' 19.50" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27754-27798 Broadway Ave, Bouse AZ 85325, US
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