The Oldest General Store In Illinois Has A Fascinating History
While some places tear down old buildings and replace them with new, Illinois tends to cherish its architectural history and honor the past. This is certainly evident with its oldest general store. While the ownership has changed over the years, this building has housed a general store for 120 years.
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Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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