1123 State Street

1123 State Street

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2007-Present Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant is located here.

 

1977-1998  The Dollar General Store operated at this location.

 

1966 -1972 Rechters Brothers Dept. Store was located here.   Don Fallert was the manager in 1972.

 

1941-1962  Sears Roebuck & Co.  had their store and catalog sales department at this address.           

 

1928  Murphy Co. 5 & 10 Store is shown as being at this location in an early photo. 

 

1920-1925  P. B. McCullough Clothing and Department Store advertised that they sold floor coverings, ladies ready-to- wear, leather goods, millinery, and  toys. In 1920, the store was giving away a set of little sister dolls to children accompanied by their mothers on Friday, April 16.  Miss Emma Kelch had installed a hemstitching machine at the store and was ready to do hemstitching and picot edging for McCullough’s customers.

 

1910-1911 Carter and Co. operated at this address.

 

Upstairs

 

1956 – present  Vacant

 

1922 Dr. D.D. Griffith, had his dental office over the P B. McCullough Dept Store 

 

Mowery & Co. Building. The sheet metal cornice was manufactured by George Mesker & Company of Evansville, Indiana. It is known as their “morning glory” pattern because of the flower motif used on each bracket, according to Historic Preservation Specialist B. Ross.  

 

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