A.Z. Palmer and Sons

A.Z. Palmer and Sons (HMOIR)

Location: Snowflake, AZ 85937 Navajo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 27.92', W 110° 5.484'

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1895-1927 (Building erected in 1914)

A.Z. Palmer was one of the original settlers of Snowflake and established the first store there with Mark Kartchner, a brother-in-law. In 1895 he purchased the store located on this site and thereafter became the pre-eminent merchant in the region for a number of years. His son Arthur was the chief clerk most of the time after about 1905, and later the postmaster, an insurance agent, and a farm implement dealer - all businesses operated in conjunction with this store (called then A. Z. Palmer and Son). A. Z. died in 1925 the same year Arthur was called on a two year LDS mission to the Eastern States and during his absence the store failed. A. Z. served a broad regional clientele with his general store, livery stable, and ice cream parlor besides the other businesses.
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 8:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 583448 N 3814127
Decimal Degrees34.46533333, -110.09140000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 27.92', W 110° 5.484'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 27' 55.20" N, 110° 5' 29.04" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17 S Main St, Snowflake AZ 85937, US
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