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Opera Block
By 1890
106 W. Walnut

In 1898, 106 W. Walnut was the home of Alexander Drugs with Erwin Funk and his fatherís Rogers Democrat newspaper upstairs. In 1908, the McNeil brothersí Rexall Drug Store boasted 2,500 square feet and had five clerks to cater to the wants of their customers. The first automobiles in Rogers were sold from this location by Tom McNeil.  

In the late 1940ís, Hunts Department Store was located here until the mid 1970ís. Until the late 1990ís Tom and Jerry Shoes were at this location. In 2006, 106 W. Walnut was the home of the Paragon Spa and Salon.


The Opera Block in the 1890s,
courtesy of James Hales.

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