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Collectible Christmas Ornament: P.H. Dimmitt Building

ph-dimmitt-ornament-2016-webA limited-edition collectible brass Christmas ornament featuring the P.H. Dimmitt and Co. Building at 801 S. Main Street is now on sale. The 10th annual ornament sale is a project of the Georgetown Main Street Program. Only 400 of the ornaments are available.

Ornaments may be purchased at the Visitors Center, 103 W. Seventh Street.

The cost of the ornament is $20. Payments by cash, check, or credit are accepted.

Built in 1901 as a hotel, the P.H. Dimmitt & Co. Building was later occupied by mercantile stores, a movie house, auto agency, drug store, dental office, and bus depot. The building was remodeled in 1960 by Georgetown Savings and Loan Association. Notable architectural features include Spanish arches, columns, and turrets of native stone.

All proceeds from the ornament sale fund Main Street projects and Fa├žade Fund Grant Program.

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