Bell & Bates Hardware Building
Quincy Historic District
Bell & Bates Hardware Building, Quincy, Fl. The Bell & Bates building has stood on Madison Street for 100 years. For 85 years it was home to the country's oldest locally owned hardware business founded by Mark and Patsy Bates in 1902. The Bell & Bates Hardware Store from 1912-1997, after which it moved to Duval Street and this became home to Gadsden Arts Inc., a visual arts center.
Contributing Building - Quincy Historic District - National Register of Historic Places NRIS #78000942
Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Commercial buildings-Florida-Quincy; Business enterprises; Stores, retail; Bell & Bates Hardware Store; Gasden Arts Center; Gasden County