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C. M. Brake Building

112 W. Main, Geary, OK

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C. M. Brake built this building to house his furniture store in 1910 and operated it until he passed away in 1959. When we went by in 2019 a sign for the "Geary Star" was above the papered over windows on the east part of the building. The Star is a weekly paper that began publishing in 1930. The sign above the windows on the west half of the facade was for the Country Cousins which appeared to have closed. The two businesses apparently shared the main entry door.




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