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Turning the grinding wheel of this turn-of-the-19th-century coffee grinder ground the beans from the top container.

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Freeman House Celebrates ‘The Country Store’

Exhibit showcases history of bygone era.

For a hundred years, towns and cities across America depended on their "general" stores – or "country" stores – for food provisions, clothing and dry goods, animal feed and seeds, and small equipment to sustain the community.


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