—Describing Market Square in the postwar 1940's in his novel “Bijou” (1974) —Lucius enjoyed passing through the ancient three-storey, block-long, brick Market House, its arched ceiling looming over them, a line of rough little tables running down the spine of the building where country women sold eggs, shelled walnuts, jams, and honey. Permanent butcher and flower and fruit stalls and restaurants and lunch counters along each side. They walked along the sidewalks flanking the Market House where produce and flower trucks, mostly canvas-covered Ford pickups of the thirties, were parked, backed up to the curbs, their overladen tailgates hanging heavy, the country folks standing ready to sack up some pole beans or okra. The police loved to park at each end of the Market House, where the ornate fountains attached to the sooty brick walls were dry.
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|Date Added||Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 236699 N 3984065|
|Decimal Degrees||35.96551667, -83.91975000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 57.931', W 83° 55.185'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 57' 55.86" N, 83° 55' 11.1" W|
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