Check out these pictures of the Different Businesses that have been inside the Monroe Mercantile Co. Building
The picture on the top left was taken between 1932-1933. The photo shows a sale outside the W.H. Nunnally Co for the owner who had recently passed away. Check out those cars!!
The next picture on the top right was taken in the 1960's when Gallant Belk Co. was located in the building. It was a largest department store in downtown Monroe.
The picture on the bottom left is a picture of William Dunnally and his staff. He is the one holding the hat on the left, on the far right is his son.
The picture on the bottom right is also of Mr. Nunnally, his son and a few of his employees. If you look closely you can see the high end men's suits that they sold and the beautiful cabinets on the right full of amazing hats! You were definitely looking good after being fitted for a suit by the Nunnally's.
Not pictured is the well known Buckles Hardware Building. Buckles Hardware was located inside the building for 40+ years. The family was very well known and local residence knew just where to get their seeds for gardening, oak rockers for their porch, candy for their sweet tooth, pecans for the holidays, and a friendly smile. Buckles Hardware closed in 2016 and JEC Development purchased the building giving it its current name of Monroe Mercantile Co.
If you would like to see a larger version of these pictures, visit the Monroe Mercantile Co. Building in downtown Monroe.