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Who remembers Scarlett Feed Store on First and Second avenues east?

I’m looking for a description of it (my memory is not always to be trusted) or, even better, old photos. I remember it from when I was a child, so that would have been in the mid-to-late 1960s, maybe even 1970s. I don’t remember when it closed but it had been there since the late 1800s.

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  1. The only info I could find with a quick Internet search is:

    The address was 213-215 E. First St.

    It was also referred to as “Scarlett’s Seeds Feeds and Fertilizers.”

    Thomas Scarlett founded the business in 1898. He married a woman named Birdie Moore.

    They had a son, Raymond, who graduated from Central in 1926 and went into the family business. Raymond died in 2009 at the age of 101.

    The business closed in 1992.

    Paul Lundgren | Dec 10, 2013 | New Comment
  2. Thanks! Imagine being named Birdie Scarlett.

    I hope someone remembers this place. I’d love a description, or a photo. I might try Pat Maus. Thanks so much, Paul.

    lhertzel | Dec 10, 2013 | New Comment

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