Hadley General Merchandise
—1907 —Friendswood's first business a small, general merchandise store, what opened on this site in 1907 by a Quaker from Lowell, Kansas, Cyrus J. Hadley. He and his wife, Elvira, made stables available to the community. Prior to Hadley's store, folks sent their grocery lists with the mail carrier to League City where he filled the orders and brought groceries back with the mail. This was part of the mail carrier's duties and was written into his contract with the postal service.
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|Placed By||Friendswood Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 286714 N 3268630|
|Decimal Degrees||29.52913333, -95.20081667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 31.748', W 95° 12.049'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 31' 44.88" N, 95° 12' 2.94" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||713, 281, 832|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 418-472 FM518, Friendswood TX 77546, US|
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