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The building at 226 West Morgan St. was built sometime in the mid-1920s, replacing earlier tobacco prizery buildings. 226 West Morgan was a plumbing supply wholesaler in 1937. 226 West Morgan St. looking northeast from Morgan and Foster. 226 West Morgan St. looking northwest from Morgan and Holland.
806 West Main St.
The building at 806 West Main St. was a Plymouth dealership in 1948. Gary Bass opened a seafood restaurant in the former dealership in 1983; one of a new wave of restaurants that opened during Durham's 'first resurgence' in the mid-1980s. As of 2011, it was one of the few of the originals still around. 09.18.11 (G. Kueber) That was not to last...
Old Hickory Motor Company
(Courtesy The Herald-Sun Newspaper) I know nothing about the Old Hickory Motor Company, but this shot from 06.13.63 gives the sense of a far different feel of this part of Bragtown in the mid-20th century than present-day Former Old Hickory Motor Company, 10.26.09.
217 East Parrish Street - Clark And Sorrell / Elkins Motor Company
Built in 1923 for the Clark and Sorrell garage, the building was briefly another private garage before becoming home to the Elkins Motor Company, which enlarged the plant to the north and east, from 1942-1969.