This Five-And-Dime In Oberlin, Ohio Has Been In Business Since 1935 And Is A Beloved Town Cornerstone
Once upon a time, local businesses and general stores were *the* place to shop. There were no big box retailers or online marketplaces; instead, there were neighborhood grocers and five-and-dimes where shopping wasn’t just shopping, it was an experience. Today, these little shops are becoming harder and harder to find, though in the Buckeye State, we are still blessed with several standout old-timey general stores in Ohio. This five-and-dime in Oberlin, Ohio, is one of them…
Have you visited the Oberlin Ben Franklin before? This cozy little five-and-dime is about as charming as it gets — but then again, so is the entire town of Oberlin, Ohio.
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Address: Ben Franklin & MindFair Books, 13 W College St, Oberlin, OH 44074, USA
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