HwBoro J. B. Hill & Sons Brief (2021)

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Property Brief: J. B. Hill & Sons, 43 Railroad Place, Hopewell
J. B. Hill and Sons was a Hopewell fixture for over a century, at the corner of Railroad Place and Hamilton Avenue. The company had its origins as a coal business back to 1890, then added grain & feed, lumber, building supplies, fuel oil, and finally general hardware and paints before closing a in 2006.
1890 – “D. L. Blackwell, Hay, Feed & Coal”
c1890 – “Blackwell & Hill”
1904 – “Joseph B. Hill” / “J. B. Hill”
c1920 – “J. B. Hill & Son”
c1940 – “J. B. Hill & Sons”
1970 – Oil business sold to Valley Oil
c1970 – Converted to hardware store
2005 – Hardware store closed
2006 – Property sold to Morehouse Engineering
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File – 2021-HwBoro-JB-Hill-Brief-HvHist.pdf