Old-Fashioned Country Stores – The General Stores

Literally forgotten, the old-fashioned general store could be found in every community in the 19th and early 20th centuries.General stores often sell staple food items such as milk and bread, and various household goods such as hardware and electrical supplies. Gray’s General Store is a general store located at 4 Main Street in AdamsvilleRhode Island. Founded in 1788, it operated for almost 225 years and was reputed to be the oldest continually operating general store in the United States.

Hardin County History Museum is the home and burial place of Confederacy’s 1st KY Orphan Brigade General, Ben Hardin Helm — President Lincoln‘s brother-in-law. The museum’s Confederate stories include John Hunt Morgan‘s 1862 Christmas Raid, while Union stories include 15,000 men training at Camp Nevin in October 1861, and the first seven years of President Lincoln’s life.

We wanted to supply you with a video telling you a little bit more about The General Store that was located in Hardin County Kentucky. William Bennett will be the gentleman talking about the General Store in Hardin County Kentucky, Tabatha Keeton will be introducing us to the content! We do hope you can enjoy and if you have any memories of the general store or any more information please leave it in the comment box.

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