Walter Dickson Adams and the Adams Drugstore Historical

Walter Dickson Adams and the Adams Drugstore Historical (HM1T0S)

Location: Forney, TX 75126 Kaufman County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 44.846', W 96° 28.274'

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A native of Kaufman County, Walter Dickson Adams (1872-1961) came to Forney in 1887. In 1893 he purchased the F.M. Adams Drugstore, a successor of the R.C. Dansby Drugstore established in 1878. He was the town's most prominent druggist for the next sixty-eight years. Originally on S. Bois D'Arc Street, the store was relocated to Main Street in 1901. A respected community leader, Adams was elected mayor in 1912 and held offices in state and national professional organizations. Still a thriving local business, the Adams Drugstore was moved to this site in 1976.
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HM NumberHM1T0S
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 736929 N 3626117
Decimal Degrees32.74743333, -96.47123333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 44.846', W 96° 28.274'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 44' 50.76" N, 96° 28' 16.44" W
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Area Code(s)972, 214, 469
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 117 E Main St, Forney TX 75126, US
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