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Yeamans Hardware

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1885, Patrick Daugherty, builder. Northeast corner of Main and 1st sts.
  • (Photo by Paul B. Little)
  • (Photo by Paul B. Little)

Akron's oldest business was opened by brothers Edward and Charles Yeamans in this false-fronted, one-story frame structure with pressed metal “brick” siding. This general store had a mortuary in the basement. Between two vintage glazed storefronts, the traditional recessed double-door entry leads to an ancient interior crammed with antiques. The Yeamans have moved into a newer brick store next door and maintain this as a museum annex.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Yeamans Hardware", [Akron, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 272-272.

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