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Closing of General Store Was the End of an Era

I went to the grocery store yesterday, but that’s not big news. I’m no stranger to grocery stores, but on this occasion, I was transported back in time to Dave Brumfield’s general store in my hometown, in the mid-1950s. Ah, yes … the good old days. Now before any naysayers get all wound ...

Treasures Gift From St. Louis World’s Fair

In 1904, when my grandmother, Orpha Easton, was 12 years old, her father, Millard Easton, proprietor of a general store in Stinesville, Indiana, set off for the St. Louis World’s Fair. The exposition must have been a grand sight, for many countries built cultural pavilions and massive ...

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