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Page entitled : John Wanamaker Chestnut street and Grand Depot

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How after Nathan Brown's death, John Wanamaker assumes full responsibility for Oak Hall and opened new stores at Chestnut street and the Grand Depot.

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Oak Hall then occupied the whole building at the corner of 6th and Market street in Philadelphia. Tragically, Nathan Brown died in 1868, leaving the business under the sole responsibility of John Wanamaker, who subsequently took his three brothers, William, Samuel and Marion Wanamaker into the business. The name of Wanamaker & Brown remained  ...


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