The Oldest General Store Near Minneapolis Has A Fascinating History

Drive 40 miles northeast of Minneapolis and you’ll come into the quaint town of Marine on St. Croix. Located on the banks of the St. Croix River, this tiny town was once a booming logging community. These days, it boasts the oldest general store in Minnesota. The minute you step inside, you’ll see why people still love coming here after over 100 years.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Marine General Store is located at 101 Judd Street in Marine on St. Croix. Have you ever been visited? Tell us what you loved about the store in the comments below!