First Carson Pirie Scott Store Plaque

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First Carson Pirie Scott Store Plaque

55 South East Avenue
Amboy, IL
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In 1854, Samuel Carson left Ireland, found his way to Amboy, and opened a dry goods store called Carson Pirie & Company. The store eventually became the foundation of the Carson Pirie Scott chain of retail department stores. A plaque denoting the site of Samuel Carson's store is displayed on the exterior of what is now the Long Branch Saloon.

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Address:
55 South East Avenue
City:
Amboy
State:
IL
Published in: History and Heritage
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