Reynolds - Davis Wholesale Grocery Company - Fort Smith AR
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N 35° 23.330 W 094° 25.675
15S E 370315 N 3917100
Quick Description: This plaque is mounted onto the remains of a building downtown that was destroyed by a tornado in 1996.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 10/1/2013 6:59:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ6C5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member *TnT*
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Long Description:
REYNOLDS-DAVIS WHOLESALE GROCERY COMPANY

300 GARRISON AVENUE

THIS FACADE IS ALL THAT REMAINS OF THE FIVE STORY BUILDING OCCUPIED

FROM 1907 TO 1955 BY REYNOLDS-DAVIS WHOLESALE GROCERY

COMPANY. THE BUILDING SUBSEQUENTLY SERVED CHECKER TRANSFER &

STORAGE COMPANY FROM 1957 THROUGH 1988 AS WELL AS OTHER TENANTS

THROUGHOUT ITS LONG HISTORY.

A TORNADO RIPPED THROUGH DOWNTOWN FORT SMITH ON THE ILL FATED

SUNDAY NIGHT OF APRIL 21, 1996. THE STORM DESTROYED THIS AND

NUMEROUS OTHER BUILDINGS LOCATED ALONG THE WEST END OF GARRISON

AVENIE.THE FACADE WAS PRESERVED AS A REMINDER OF THE GRANDEUR

OF THIS ONCE FINE STRUCTURE.

GRIFFIN PROPERTIES OF FORT SMITH, LLC
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