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STONEBRAKER & CO., Fire Insurance.—This is one of the oldest established Insurance Agencies in the city, the business having been established many years ago. The office is located at No. 103 West Washington Street, and Mr. George B. Stonebraker owns and conducts the business. Mr. Stonebraker is a gentleman of most excellent business and social circles, and he has secured much of the desirable insurance business throughout this City and vicinity. He has the agency for a number of strong and reliable companies, and all just claims and losses are promptly settled. Mr. Stonebraker conducts the business according to reliable methods, and there is genuine pleasure and satisfaction in having dealings with him. If you are interested in the subject of insurance, call at the office, No. 103 West Washington Street, and have a quiet chat with Mr. Stonebraker. He has much knowledge along the line of insurance, and can give you some very valuable points.

H. R. POTTER & CO., Dealers in groceries, meats, etc., Country Produce a Specialty, Corner Washington and Locust Streets, both 'phones. This is a clean, up-to-date store, and one of the most deservedly successful and highly popular food establishments in the City of Hagerstown. The stock is well displayed. We find here a complete line of high-grade groceries, all kinds of meats, poultry, eggs, oysters in season. The store is also fitted up with a Soda Fountain. Prompt attention given to the delivery of all orders. The business has been established since January 1st, 1910, by Mr. H. R. Potter. The company part of the firm is Mr. C. V. Potter, who has been a member since January 1st, 1911. Their youngest brother, Mr. P. A. Potter, is the active manager and buyer of this store, while the members of the firm operate a similar store at Rohrersville, established since May 1st, 1911. A very large business is transacted at both places.

HAGERSTOWN STORAGE & TRANSFER CO.—This is the largest and most prominent storage and transfer concern in this section of the country. A very modern building is occupied, having been erected in 1906. It is of brick and stone construction, 80 by 130 feet in dimensions, three stories high, and basement. Every facility is in service, including railway siding, for the successful conduct of the business. The Company stores and transfers any and all kinds of merchandise, and has many prominent customers, including the Blue Ridge Knitting Company, R. A. Knitting Mills, International Harvester Co. of America, Washburn-Crosby Co., and other concerns too numerous to mention. They also store, pack and ship furniture. A number of people are employed. The Company is incorporated with S. A. Suter, Pres.; Jacob Roessner, Vice-Pres., and L. M. Strife, Sec, Treas. and Gen. Manager.


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Clarence E. Weaver

Illustrations: Norfolk & Western R. R. Station, Country Road Scene near Hagerstown, Washington County High School, Fair Grounds, Reservoir—The Heights, Broadway School, B. & 0. Depot, Williamsport Bridge


Collection Location:
Western Maryland Room, Washington County Free Library

Original Size:
23 x 31 cms

Mail Publishing Co., Hagerstown

Business enterprises, Maryland, Hagerstown

Hagerstown (Md.), 1911

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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