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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Have you ever visited Mansfield General Store?

Feeling nostalgic now? Take a look at this adorable little town that offers a historic trolley ride!