1:12 - Benjamin F
416 E Washington
Benjamin Franklin & Aleatha Amanda (Learned) Lamkin moved to Kirksville
in December 1871 and opened Lamkin Drygoods. They were in business
for over 30 years on the south side of the Square. Before coming to
Kirksville, Ben had spent about 12 years in the retail & wholesale
mercantile business in the gold fields of California, Oregon & Washington.