The Oldest General Store In Minnesota Has A Fascinating History

Nestled on the eastern banks of the St. Croix River, the small town of Marine on St. Croix is one of the oldest in Minnesota. Much of the town is listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places. One of its most historic buildings is the Marine General Store, which was built in 1870. It is the oldest general store in Minnesota, and visitors can still buy groceries and meals there just like they did in the 19th century.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate

Marine General Store is located at 101 Judd Street in Marine on St. Croix. Have you ever been there? Or, if you’re looking for more old store in Minnesota, check out Minnesota’s oldest ice cream shop.