Marvin Holman

Marvin Holman (HMWMT)

Location: Dothan, AL 36301 Houston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 13.41', W 85° 23.365'

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A mule trader for 65 years, was known throughout the nation for the slogan,"Tolable' fair dealer" opposite this site, on the southeast corner of East Main and Holman Streets stood one of the south's largest mule stables. Built in 1917, the 27,000 square foot red brick structure was a popular gathering place for farmers and town folks and contained a "Mourners bench" for the Traders' Comfort and consolation. The building was demolished in 1974.Tractors replaced mules, and thus ended an era.
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HM NumberHMWMT
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Year Placed1981
Placed ByThis plaque is given in memory of Marvin Holman by Edith Holman Jones and Maxwell E. Jones
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 9:56pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 653405 N 3455489
Decimal Degrees31.22350000, -85.38941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 13.41', W 85° 23.365'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 13' 24.60" N, 85° 23' 21.90" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 280 E Main St, Dothan AL 36301, US
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