Thursday, September 17, 2020

Hoover Food Store


Photo from the Armstrong Archives

Hoover Food Store was on Main Street from 1947 until 1969.  It was the last grocery on Main Street at a time when people still lived downtown and enjoyed being able to walk to the store.  In an interview, Mrs. Hoover said, “we stayed open to nine, 10, maybe 11 o’clock on Saturday nights.  People would come in and shop and leave their groceries here and we would stay until they came and picked them up after the movie.”

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