Clothing Store - E L Beaver

Market St.
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This is the building where E. Luther Beaver conducted his clothing store. By 2009 when this photo was taken it had been converted into a restaurant.
Contributed by ray on 3/5/13 - Image Year: 2009

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Samuel S. Beaver built this store building in 1912. His business had been located directly across Market Street in a location that would eventually house the First National Bank Building.

The following note was included in the Port Royal Times of March 27, 1912: "Samuel S. Beaver was in New York City this week buying a complete stock of goods for his gents' clothing and furnishing store which he will open April 1st."

E. Luther Beaver purchased the store from his brother Sam and operated the clothing store in Port Royal for over twenty years. Upon Luther's retirement he sold the business to Glen Kepner, Sr.

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 3/5/13 - Image Year: 1927
ADVERTISEMENT from 1927 PRHS Yearbook.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 3/6/13 - Image Year: 1930
ADVERTISEMENT from 1930 PRHS Yearbook
Contributed by rkohler3 on 3/11/13 - Image Year: 1936
ADVERTISEMENT from the 1936 PRHS Yearbook.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 3/13/13 - Image Year: 1949
ADVERTISEMENT from the 1949 TVHS Yearbook.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 3/14/13 - Image Year: 1953
ADVERTISEMENT from the 1953 TVHS Yearbook.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 3/7/13 - Image Year: 1955
ADVERTISEMENT for Glen "Kep" Kepner's Clothing Store.

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